Not Even a Goodbye

No one owes you anything,Yet you can’t help that feelingOf resentment from bubbling upAs you watch & witnessSomeone’s interest in youGradually begin to wane.It happens to all of us.It’s happened to me this way and the other,But it still hurts to see, to feel,Someone slowly slip away,Stop messaging back,Cancel your dates,Become too busy,Too busy forContinue reading “Not Even a Goodbye”

What If I Don’t Want to Be Perceived?

What I am struggling with the most about social media these days is that it feels as though we have to make ourselves the centre of whatever we post, and most of the time, I don’t want to be perceived. I want to share my art, but I often don’t want to be seen. IContinue reading “What If I Don’t Want to Be Perceived?”

My New Approach to Labels

For most of my life, I’ve struggled with labels. I’ve had a hard time finding the right ones to capture my messy and fluid feelings and experiences. The only labels I’ve managed to stick with are the expansive ones, like queer, that operate as umbrella terms and can have a variety of meanings—giving me roomContinue reading “My New Approach to Labels”

disaster bisexual buys an iced-coffee

disaster bisexualbuys an iced coffee in februarywith the intention to discreetlyslip a straw under their maskand sip it while riding the traindisaster bisexualorders in englishto be considerate of subjecting the baristato their pronunciation en françaisso early in the morningdisaster bisexualorders an iced coffeeet un wrap-matin du travailleursans la saucissesorry, with sausage? you said sausageno sausageeggsContinue reading “disaster bisexual buys an iced-coffee”

rough red patches

rough red patches on our handsirritated dry skinsigns of pandemic wear on the bodydoesn’t matter how much you moisturizeclean your hands clean your handsclean your handswash them until they crack and bleedstay healthy stay safewhile we run out of tests run out of vaccinesrun out of doctors run out of timewhile you run and slipContinue reading “rough red patches”