Seeds

To say we are each Connected to the universe Is an understatement It would be like saying A seed is connected to the flower The seed is not only connected It was born from the flower And very much a part Of the flower’s being And as new flowers Can blossom from the seed New…

Butch

I finally read Stone Butch Blues And I think I understand why my mind Wanted to push this story aside It hurts just as much as I thought it might And its nudging open doors that I’ve been barricading since childhood SWD 03/2021 Stone Butch Blues

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I wanna love that belly of yours Massage the thick barrier Protecting the system that keeps you alive Press my hands into its softness Kiss my finger tips along its gentle curve Make you think “Fuck anyone that says my belly isn’t beautiful” SWD 02/2021

Sinking

I want to scream more often into this void Words about sinking Because it feels like tying anchors to ankles If I speak them to those in close proximity All I’ve ever done is drag people to the ocean floor with me Which is never fair Just because I haven’t learned to swim Doesn’t mean…

Richard

Richard Dick The voice in my head That wants me dead Has lost a lot of power Since I gave him Such a fitting name SWD 01/2021

Box of Letters

My heart holds A box of letters Not all pleasant But all important Some have been So tear soaked That I can no longer Read the words That helped usher in My self-doubt SWD 01/2021

Forgiveness

If I can’t forgive What hope is there for myself To be forgiven SWD 01/2021