Category Archives: Personal Story

Prospects of Love

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This weekend, I kissed many women to keep the doors of the Lesbian Herstory Archives open!  Other than sitting in the kissing booth, I moderated the dating game, and lost all of my raffle tickets. What I won was priceless. … Continue reading

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Spirit Interview 13 -Jasmine Rae Powers

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For the first time, I used facebook for good.  Jasmine Powers came across my website from an interview on Elixher.com.  After Jasmine and I exchanged a few emails, we decided to chat via facebook, and so, to maintain the essence … Continue reading

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the house in darkness

Bending One night, she was awake, practicing her performance in the livingroom, I falling asleep in the room, the house in darkness, a loud shriek pierced through the walls.  She ran into the room, jumped on the bed, nearly knocking … Continue reading

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Here’s To 29! -A soft, single-tip-toe.

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My birthday was yesterday. 29. I’m one year away from hitting the cusp of my Saturn.  Meaning, I’m right smack in the center of it all.  Yesterday, I stayed in for my birthday.  I recalled the years past, the other … Continue reading

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A Night to Speak of… Happy New Year!

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There were nine of us. We started with a writing workshop, then at midnight, Jaz lit five candles in a circle, saged the space, then we encircled the candles and prayed. Each of us, out loud spoke from a place … Continue reading

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A Jamaican ‘Aloween Story

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I awoke remembering a story that I wrote when in 2nd grade.  It was about a young Jamaican girl named ‘Allow-in’, pronounced ‘Alow-een’. I named her, because the first time I heard my aunties and uncles say the word, I … Continue reading

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Undoing Wrong -A Declaration

I’ve just put a call out into the universe.  And then, I received a response.  It happened just like that.  My head began to pound.  I forgot my cigarettes at home; I’m staring at my computer screen at work with red … Continue reading

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Mirrored Sisters

My little sister has moved in. She’s 22 years of perfect.  Her face is like mine sometimes. Especially when she smiles. We share a room.  My bed will often have a few trinkets spilled on top.  The other night I … Continue reading

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My Female Body has Nice Teeth

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If the root of the word trans-phobia is about fear, then perhaps I am afraid.  Is this not an issue as well? I’ve spent the past few days on the West Coast in Pasco, Washington.  I flew into Seattle at … Continue reading

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Sight of Demons & A Death of Palms

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In 2009, when at Michigan Women’s Music Festival, during the healing circle, an elder woman came behind me and started to whisper things into my ear, I can still hear her healing, when she said: “Wow, you are so strong” … Continue reading

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