Pride Itinerary for Queers Who Don't Like Fun

If extraterrestrials were to observe Pride, they might gain the false impression that all queers are very fun and also love Verizon, or Verizon loves them—it’s hard to say. I’ll have you know, dear aliens, that queerness comes in every form under our sun (your star). This Pride itinerary is for queers like me, who are not fun, but still damn proud. 6 AM All gather in a room and read The Well of Loneliness, silently and to ourselves, while eating steel-cut oats and raisins (separate dishes). (Ka

Definitive List of Things That Are and Are Not Feminist | Poem

Definitive List of Things That Are and Are Not Feminist Clouds: yeah, extremely feminist. I feel liberated just thinking about them. Monuments: no, especially when they draw attention away from the landscape Sun: not feminist, too gravitationally controlling of other planets Moon’s relationship with the ocean: highest level of feminist discourse Space: yes, very feminist, even with the sun included Hurricanes: just the eye of the storm is feminist Secondary colors: yes, could not be more

Sublimation

SUBLIMATION someday, when I am ready, I hope to be born into a ring of dead stars, circling the universe, unseen. physicists may detect an unequalizing force in the atmosphere that they cannot trace to known matter. no one will expect me to explain myself; humans are the only creatures who spend half their lives explaining their lives to each other. neighboring trees get to know each other by detecting where the other tree has taken up nutrients and sunl