I Need Feminism Because Peeping Tom

The peeping tom has taken up running or biking whatever it is that requires two-piece spandex body suits and frequenting my coffee shop since I moved. — when I feel his eyes on me staring as I sit at my table, or staring as I enter from a walk; I would rather take an orangepeeler…

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nowhere to Go but Down

Last night i scaled a tower being built as I went up in its elevator. when the door opened it revealed a single-tile floor, leaving space for two feet. — a passenger in the lift, remarked Anxiously, “this building is made entirely of books, how unsafe.” the other [testing the tile with a foot] Depressingly…

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defensive drugged dismembering

i had that dream, again; where I’ve been drugged. I always learn After the fact. there is nothing I can do now, but wait. then, someone is trying to kill me. sexual assault PTSD is always fear of being caught, again. your mind will not let you forget. — i have to cut off their…

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gut knots

Before you get ahead of yourself, it isnt unusual for me to tie my insides in knots preparing for a chase. Do not mistake my lack of ease over -you as over-inflated self-grandeur. My body has -always reacted to interacting with it’s outside world like the impending attack of a lion. — Symptom

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the shrub frightening

When on a walk Without glasses you get a glimpse of a tall shrub but, blurry eyes see instead, a predator. — parasympathetic nervous system ally frost mage casts flash freeze on your heart for protection. it doesn’t feel bad? exactly. you know the feeling, Breezy night hands hugged lovingly around the organ responsible for running…

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rules about love from a naive mind

one) love is a many pronged creature   it doesn’t know it’s own name   it is homeless even if you build walls around it it is afraid of you it has experienced this world   if you try to call out to it   it will cock it’s head at you   like the…

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leave the light on

where’s someone to leave the light on for? companion’d security and belonging. unraveled sprawl of legs and arms on crisp cool nights. —   force me out of this box and into unknown. explore with me wild abandon future with a light grasp. making their everything mine, only once rightfully discovered. — revel in their…

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