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Stumbling Blocks on the Path to Joy

Joy is overblown, a little voice whispers in the back of our heads. Who needs joy? Can’t you just be happy? Or content? And besides, terrible things are happening in the world! How can we feel joy in the face of … Continue reading

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If You Thought I Was Nasty Before

A post-election poem for those of us about to get nastier If you thought I was nasty before You haven’t seen anything yet

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Joy in the Queering

I suppose some might call it mischief rather than joy. I got my first buzzcut because all the baby dykes were doing it and I liked the visible difference. In a fairly homophobic highschool, it was a not-so-subtle, “I am … Continue reading

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