I think this is two versions of the same poem that I was working on, somewhere around 2004. I found them when I was cleaning out my email this morning, in an email to my brother, the writer. (I'm not sure he ever responded, but that happens to us.) I am an infrequent poet, at… Continue reading Poetry, from the archives
Shout out to Goddless in Dixie, excellent commentary. What the World Vision Reversal Should Teach Us.
The summer after my father tried to commit suicide, I volunteered at the local GLBTQ youth sanctuary, Odyssey Youth Center. I don't mean "A Wild Teenager Sanctuary for GLBTQ youth." It's not some nature preserve. But - in this town, the queer kids are not safe, not always, not by a mile. Odyssey is a… Continue reading Some Elbow Room