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my truth

My friend made a mini-zine, and there’s a poem by me in it.  The zine is made of thank you notes!  I love saying thank you.  My truth is in there.  Please consider procuring a copy, which will entail donating to an org that supports foster kids. https://teenytinyzines.blogspot.com/2021/08/new-zine-and-fundraiser-for-kids-in.html California Herbal Medics I have a page… Read More »

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punk saved my life

Punk saved my life.  It was riot grrl.  Just learning that women like me could scream on a mic, giving voice to our truths.  We can access a wild, loud power.  I didn’t need to learn how to play electric guitar and sweat in front of people, myself.  But knowing other women were doing that… Read More »

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senior center

“It’s a senior center!  It says senior center on it!” I said. “It’s a courthouse,” Ming said. “How do you know?” I asked. “The bailiff told me,” Ming said. “Oh, ok.  Well then,” I said.  This little government complex is really close to our house.  Ming is old enough to go there.  Wow, getting old… Read More »

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apricot cousin

Hey, gmorning!  I’m working on a series of songs related to family.  I rapped a new one, Apricot Cousin.  I have the strong feeling I need to talk to my departed relatives, especially my cousin who died last year, and my dad. But it felt incorrect, as it’s spring.  I associate talking to the dead… Read More »

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abuse

Here are some ways to say no to abuse.  Please feel free to use this language to explain a situation, break up, or ask for space. no I realize this relationship has become a way for me to distract myself from what I was put on Earth to do. That’s not appropriate. You’re not allowed… Read More »