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hat genius 25

Hello, I made a new poetry zine: hat genius 25.  I wrote the poems slowly over the months, mostly when Ming and I still lived in Las Vegas.  There’s a new one called “trans” that I wrote a week or two ago, I think somewhere in California. More recently I finished the zine’s first poem… Read More »

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protection

I made a new mini-zine–it’s called Protection.  It’s one legal size paper folded up, with words in the middle also. I’ve had great feedback about How Not to Domestic Violence Anyone.  So I realize these small ones can be very meaningful, even though they’re funsize.  I’m happy to experiment with what works and how I… Read More »

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fat zine archive

Hello, how are you doing?  Hopefully enjoying life, finding moments of intense pleasure within stress and heartache, like delicious bright blueberries in the muffin of existence.  I hope you’re loving yourself however you are today, a valuable miracle of survival.  I want to tell you about this fat zine archive that some people I admire… Read More »

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mad mappin

Hello.  I made a new zine: mad mappin. It’s colorful!  It’s a mini and a different size than usual, at one-sixth size.  I cut each piece of paper into thirds, and then those strips are folded in half. I really needed to do something different!  So I’m happy that I could make that a reality,… Read More »

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how not to domestic violence anyone

Hello, I’m excited I made a new mini-zine: how not to domestic violence anyone. How not to domestic violence anyone is about relationship skills.  Many people grow up with domestic violence.  Being told not to lash out physically in arguments is one thing, but knowing how to accomplish that is another.  A lot of people… Read More »

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idiot wind

Idiot Wind is a new book by my poetry friend Michael Hannon.  It was published last year by Hoopsnake Press with art by Ke Francis.  I’d read and loved the manuscript, so I was happy to receive the book in the mail a few days ago, see the art, and revisit the poems in book… Read More »

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releasing art

I was talking to my friend Ariel about releasing art.  When I work on something for a long time, it can feel hard to let it go.  Or I feel like I need to mark the occasion. It made me remember when I was a kid in a play.  It was a big deal, the… Read More »

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tips for withdrawal

I want to share some tips for withdrawal, what helps me.  But first I need to say–some withdrawals are dangerous. warning Sadly, people can die from withdrawal, and also people can miscarry.  So tapering is a good thing–alcohol and opioids especially.  Please consider talking to someone with alcohol or opioids experience, if you need to… Read More »

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my body is mine

Hey, I made this art I wanted to show you: my body is mine.  This is just the sentencey part.  It’s about choosing to expend energy on relationships in a way that’s in keeping with my values. dark green words on pink: My body is mine. My heart, mind, and life are mine. I need… Read More »

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ginger fried rice

I learned how to make ginger fried rice lately.  It’s my favorite dish at this Thai place Ming and I like.  I get it with tofu, spicy level 1!  Wow, so much gingerness.  My tummy feels so happy, when I eat that dish.  So warm and loved. So I was like–maybe it’s not that hard… Read More »