Category: politics

BLACK GEISHA: a crunk riff on reinvention and liberation

BLACK GEISHA: a crunk riff on reinvention and liberation

I want to write a poem that is expansive, EXPLOSIVE, and transformational… I want to write an homage to the fierce and flawless trans sisters evolving into warrior goddesses empowered to usher in a new age of sexual liberation… Sex work is one of humanity’s oldest occupations and it has not always been stigmatized and …

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VICES: the dialectic of pathology

VICES: the dialectic of pathology

lost in the grip of neurochemical riptides, i grope for an anchor or for a potent dose of dopamine—age old addictions resurge like pathologies ravaging interpersonal trust so viscerally and so suddenly…i have sown the seeds of a pernicious strand of sex addiction amplified by the allure of substances both dangerous and intoxicating—a postmodern skid …

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DICHOTOMIES

DICHOTOMIES

ecstatic joy riddled by viscerally searing pain–this manic week has taken a toxic toll on my brain…judgement impaired and reckless impulsivity on high–i’ve made devastating mistakes in the grips of hedonistic desire…i am grappling with the dichotomies of this dialectic–weighing my own agency and responsibility in this destabilized mental nexus…mania is a partial explanation for …

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TAPESTRY OF PROPHECIES

TAPESTRY OF PROPHECIES

nocturnal visions and prophecies suffuse our world and let her breathe…craving love and refusing sleep—crafting verses driving deep…pentagons and hexagons—trapezoids and octagons…geometry voiced by our freedom songs—doing right and righting wrongs…we weave the tapestry of a new religion from disparate threads of divergent spiritual traditions…grounding our energy through meditation—seeking karmic cosmic revelations…contrasting colors weave in …

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TRANSPOWER: crafting a fortress of resistance

TRANSPOWER: crafting a fortress of resistance

nothing in my life as an organizer has changed as dramatically as deeply internalizing the centrality of extending practical solidarity to transwomen of color—nothing in the self-proclaimed equality movement needs to be rejected as emphatically as the tokenizing and exploitive ploys of gay inc towards the most marginalized sectors of our community…the refrain that “they …

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CARNAL DEITIES

CARNAL DEITIES

synthesized and camouflaged—scoping streets and living large…finding spiritual truth in erotic rites—our gang of geisha strut and rule the night…transwomen claim a place on high—praised for their courage and beauty: so super fly…we reject the decaying ideology of sexual ownership and pervasive shame—we are dirty little freaks branding the streets with our names…polyamorous partners rewrite …

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INCEPTION

INCEPTION

we are living on the brink of systemic cataclysm—we are under the gun and on a prophetic karmic mission…we rise and resist: struggling to overcome so much division—we are building an arsenal with the transcendent power to overthrow this oppressive system…the war we fight is a war for survival: an insurgency against a hostile occupation—it …

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INSURRECTION: a hard house anthem of resistance

INSURRECTION: a hard house anthem of resistance

we are the ones we’ve been waiting for—we are a people becoming an army knocking on destiny’s door…we aspire to become living gods or at least to become more—we throw down to the house beat driving our armored boots into the floor…cosmology and astrology conjure reborn numerology—like a symphony and like divine infantry we rewrite …

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GERMINATE

GERMINATE

a force lifts me up, healing from so much pain—a light pierces clouds as the sun follows rain…we allow erotic energy to flow and percolate—creating sacred space for new ideas to arise and germinate…in my arms i cradle a lover karmically blessed by a distant star—our souls are bonded together, too interwoven to be torn …

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PELVIC SERPENTS

PELVIC SERPENTS

hypnotic, erotic, and intensely and viscerally exotic—we weave our way through this matrix evolving towards the supersonic…deeply inspired by potent and ancient pagan poetry—we meditate to rebalance and hone jedi powers when we breathe…we invent our own religion forged of the spiritual and the carnal—we fuck when desire inspires and we transform sex into a …

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