The work is a tour de force if not for the sheer breadth of content, then for the refusal of its sweeping verse to comfort when comfort is not on the menu for the subjects at hand. It is more than unflinching—it unsettles, it bites, it scars, it lingers, and it loves, simultaneously in a language perfected by, common and accessible to those who have perfected the art of living while Black, BlaQueer or Queer….”
This is a video reading and excerpt from my book Godless Circumcisions, available on Amazon/Kindle. via Salt of The Earth Excerpt (Video Reading) — Godless Circumcisions Salt of The Earth Excerpt (Video Reading)…
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Dry tears and moist sunrises comfort was found in full glasses in high rises. Warmth, singing songs with tongues untied, not of America but a world un compromised by the truth of black hips spread wide by wet tongues, wide fingers and Mandingos appetites..unrelenting sex, power, positivity and holy wholeness, prostrate on the Altar of the undying.
t’s a pivotal moment when you grab a handful of your not so thick ass and realize it’s just right for you. Like, just maybe it will bring all the boys who crave a leaner treat to the yard. You might also flex in the mirror and decide the extraordinary means necessary to have a torso like Michael B. Jordan’s no longer appeal to you. That’s where I am, hardly the next Human Torch at 5’8 and 140 pounds but finally okay with it. Coming to accept my skinny-fit frame has been an emotionally arduous journey of frantic dashes (wearing ankle weights, of course) to GNC, to the overpriced gym that direct debits from my checking, to the scale that is nothing if not consistent in telling me to have a seat. Here I am, trying to break my gym contract but also needing to break a common habit.
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A series of letters, exchanges of love and healings, from blaqueer brothers across space and often violent, times. This is post 1 of 4. For Hari’s response, check out the…
Heard through the grapevine that some white folks might be gettin’ more rights. Ain’t that some shit? Last time I checked they didn’t need much protection. What? I’m being crass…