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Woman-yn-en-to be, or not, to be…

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A woman is a gift to the planet, for she is a reflection of the planet, and weaves its manifestation onto the soil in order to bring life -the physics of who and what we are.  A woman is a … Continue reading

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Spirit Interview 12 -Tanika LaDawn

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Tanika was a college crush of mine who has morphed into the essence of power and energy that I can only explain as explosive.  She has an impact that is deep-seeded and raw.  Upon meeting her, you learn more about … 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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Spirit Interview 9 -Chiedza Pasipanodya

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Chiedza and I first met in Toronto last summer, at a queer woman of color performance art showcase.  I was immediately captivated by the amount of space she held simply by making eye contact, saying hello, and offering a moment … Continue reading

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Spirit Interview 7 -Yassi Bliss

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Yassi Bliss Age: 28 Sun Sign: Scorpio Saturn: Libra Birthplace: Shiraz, Iran Resides: Los Angeles HSR: So, how do you currently relate to your Saturn’s Return Yassi: Libra?! Hmmm, wait. My mother is a Libra, So I love and hate … Continue reading

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In Honor

Thank you Paula for sending me the lyrics and the post to this amazing sweet honey.  After reading the Spirit blog, an Archivette and friend and colleague sent this to me.  I found it truly moving, and wanted to share … Continue reading

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Love (on a Futon)

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Love There is a wretched smell in my bedroom.  This morning, my roommate and I moved all the furniture, cleared the drawers, swept, mopped, scrubbed, cursed, incensed, aired.  Still, the stench.  It is the smell of sadness, skin tearing, open-unkempt-wounds, … Continue reading

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