This piece was originally posted on July 14, 2015 in the wake of the Obama administration decision. It is being reposted due to a broken link and relevancy–with minor grammatical…
“The revolution will cost all that we have. It will cost our lives, with the ever-elusive promise, that we might transcend the products, producers and midwives of violence we have become…”
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)…
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.
As I stand and breathe in the musk of the Georgia-Petworth Station, I cannot help but wish there was a cosmic towel that could wipe away the familiar, unfamiliarity of…