Monthly Archives: August 2012

Your tells are so obvious, shoulders too broad for a girl

You want them to notice
The ragged ends of your summer dress
You want them to see you like they see every other girl.
They just see a faggot. They hold their breath not to catch the sick
Rough surf on the coast, wish I could have spent the whole day alone with you
With you

By |August 28th, 2012|Personal|0 Comments

You’re the pride and joy of Illinois

My parents were in town earlier in the week for dinner. As much as I want to just pull off the “coming out” band-aid, I’m struggling to. They made a couple comments about my hair being long (it’s longer than it’s probably ever been), and while […]

By |August 18th, 2012|Personal|0 Comments

[and so that’s how it is]

I’ve been trying to be more open about myself lately, just doing little things here and there to be myself. Whether it’s wearing a tiny bit of makeup to work, wearing a little bit of jewelry (I have this gorgeous little necklace that’s work appropriate – not too fem or anything)… Stuff like that. I’ve […]

By |August 10th, 2012|Personal|0 Comments

[in my own head]

I’m too in my head. Too, too, too in my own head.

My girlfriend has been out of town all week. It’s been rough. At first I thought it would be nice to have a few days to clear my head, to find some peace of mind. Unfortunately, though, it’s turned out to be anything but. […]

By |August 8th, 2012|Personal|0 Comments