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Dredge

Last night, I turned into the moon; far away, one side: a shining face, shedding reflected light and tears, hanging on a paper wire from the ceiling of your bedroom; I am suspended over your bed. Sometimes I freeze time without meaning … Continue reading

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Blood and Lemon and Salt

“Why can’t we be friends” he asks. “It doesn’t seem right, we’ve known each other so long.” I have come to love the smell of things ending, a fresh and steely cut like blood and lemon and salt air that … Continue reading

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Three Frenemies

Introduction: This piece is one in a chronological series. Feel free to find the others here, and to browse through any companion piece, set in the same universe.  Witches 1. Three Frenemies 2. Fall Coven Meet 3. BeingLovedAgain 4. The Fourth Witch Goddesses 5. … Continue reading

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Dawkins, Shingles, a Penknife, and Pickled Mango/Ginger

The other day, I wrote a post on how valuing intentions can be a radically compassionate act. I’ve written too in a previous post about how Christmastime has been generally a very beautiful and meaningful time for me, and how reclaiming … Continue reading

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Reflections

As 2015 comes to a close, I’m recognizing that it is the first time in many years that I’ve been able to think about a new beginning with hope, with a fresh outlook, with an imagination. This is a post about healing, … Continue reading

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Christmas Post – 2015: Remembering Christmas

This is dedicated to A.D.K, for bringing Christmas back into my life. Even though you left, it stayed behind. Thank you 🙂 TW: Mental Health, mention of suicidal ideation, depression, and anxiety It’s hard to pinpoint what exactly it is that … Continue reading

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A Witch’s (Dis)closure

She said to me, “Well you see, I save my kisses for special men.”

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On the Radical Notion of Being Romantically Unlovable

I fell in love earlier this year. My time with this person was short – 2 months once you filter out the “pre-dating” period of like 2 weeks and the “oh shit this is ending” period of 2 weeks at … Continue reading

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Happy Endings

Two Part 1 More than that night, I remember those wounded animal days: I couldn’t meet the sky, (those brilliant) sunny days of friendship in your eyes without mine blurring to wash away memory dust, floating on dreams and settling in … Continue reading

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Good Day

On a good day, I think about how little you loved me and how much I loved you, and I feel only gratitude for having known you at all. On a good day, there is no intestine twisting shame in … Continue reading

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