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Dearest Summer, It’s not you, it’s me. I sweat profusely, I don’t know how to dress, and, frankly, I don’t know how to treat you right or respect you baby I don’t know. Maybe I was supposed to know you, love you, respect you, feel you because you remind me of my body. An organismContinue reading “Dear Summer, Fuck Off!”
Its interesting the adjectives we use to describe our actions or our life choices. When I first moved to Berlin, people would often say I was “brave” and “courageous” for following my dream and deciding to do what I chose to do, but what they don’t realize is the amount of fear involved because IContinue reading “Giving Birth to a God”
When I was a little girlI was made fun of for being hairySo when I heard Rob Zombie’s “Super Beast,”I thought it was about me
Is this what bravery feels like? Crying in the middle stall of the Schönefeld airport Missing you dearly and not regretting a moment, decision, or choice. Is this what bravery feels like? Life in two suitcases One abused violin and objects left behind never to be reclaimed. Is this what bravery feels like? Denying the handoutsContinue reading “Is This What Bravery Feels Like?”
For those of you who missed my interview and performance on Wednesday, here is the Tanti Table: Code Switching x Synergizing podcast. If you are bummed that you missed the interview/performance, check this out! Writer, educator, and newly published poet, Allia Sadeghipour joins us this week at the Tanti Table, where we bring together theContinue reading “T.A.N.T.I. Tables. Season 2, Episode 5: Code Switching x Synergizing (podcast)”
I never thought I’d live this long As a queer, AIDS or God’s wrath. As a women, domestic violence, if not, domestic servitude As an Iranian-American, target for a hate crime As a ‘passing’ Iranian-American, a 9-5 life and a Mercedes would have done it Not to mention — Let’s not mention it. I just Continue reading “Never Thought”
God is dead and so are the nerve endings in my left leg & thumb But I did have an orgasm 4 days ago.
Got published in the Los Angeles based Feminist magazine VENUS ( Very Empowered Nymphs Uplifting our Sex). Be sure to check it out HERE!!!