Utah to Water

I drove from Salt Lake City, Utah to Seaside, Oregon today with my boyfriend. All things told, it’s a little over a twelve hour drive. We passed through miles and miles of nothing but asphalt, desert, and whichever little yellow sunflower-like wildflowers spray the side of the road in a cheery salute. We passed byContinue reading “Utah to Water”

monument

a good poem is like a good lover both stop you in your tracks make you rethink the motions of your mouth and the habits in your head. a good lover is like a good poem both make you tremble-soft romancing nerve endings in sacred places leaving footprints like kisses on a mountain trail. toContinue reading “monument”

fearless, today

the sun hangs lazy in the afternoon air and i am tending to a fresh tattoo. there is nowhere to be but lost in this ink, contemplating the folds of love and the rejection of relationship. a good friend is like a wild blackberry, and a best friend has thorns. i aspire to be softContinue reading “fearless, today”

Space Jesus?

Today, I explored the temples of Salt Lake City, Utah. I came to this city with my love to visit my friend of nearly two decades, a woman who has helped shaped me as a feminist and friend, taught me to love the outdoors and cult classic ’80s movies, held my hair as I vomited,Continue reading “Space Jesus?”