VIRGINITY IS A SOCIAL CONSTRUCT
Virginity: is sexist is heteronormative commodifies sex commodifies young cis-het white women contributes to rape culture contributes to slut-shaming erases queer folk erases transfolk frames a woman’s worth as inversely proportional to the number of dicks that have been inside her
sometimes it’s not what is said but what isn’t said that makes the difference the stuff that gets caught between the pillows on the couch, or stuck underneath it all the dust that gathers there the lint in the pocket of your favorite trousers you only wear when you’re going to that special place what about me? why didn’t you tell me? i wish you were as good as you think...
Things turn out the best for the people who make the best of the way things turn...– John Wooden via Michael J Fox in “a funny thing happened on the way to the future”
of knowing i am better without you
poetry is the possibility of language– love jones
weaker than i seem but take me full and know that my weakness is a strength in disguise do not take me for granted i am all that you wish me to be i am further than the words you see on my screen there is a deeper rhythm than the one you hear what you see is a simplified objectified drill down my juices dried up, resoaked and now watered down versions of my true worth i am more than you have...
i wish you had loved me
still making the way thru it
i can’t seem to stop having weird dreams i’m unsure if it’s the way i sleep, or don’t the position of my head the space, or lack thereof, in my head the way i eat…. i dunno but i’ve also noticed a significant uptick in appearances of his name is this regular now that we’re over? he is haunting me and i have begun to feel i’m being played...
The importance of things
So the other day I call myself having endured something of a personal tragedy. Or at least it felt that way when I was crying. All of a sudden this ‘relationship’ — my longest ever of seven months — was over. And there had been no foreshadowing, no precursors, no tell-tale signs — nothing but a sudden bout of withdrawn silence and my imagination running wild. It...
Is it realistic to want to be friends with someone who wants more once you’ve tried and failed?