Medusa Is My Homegirl

“Why Medusa?” you ask. Why the hell not? And what do you care? Oh, yeah, sorry I forget my body is public space and getting it tattooed is like urban art to street walls – wheat paste inviting further scrutiny. But, on this occasion, I want to give an explanation beyond “it’s a woman’s right…

Finding Momentum

This is too sad. The monster versus the little people. And we are all broken-hearted. Also, now, there is this whole new situation to think about and deal with when we are not even done “mourning”. A bit of a “nightmare” unravelling for most of us. Which is fine… really. We’ll be fine… really. We…

‘Fingerspelling Lesson’ for Quaint Magazine

Quaint Magazine is a quarterly literary magazine that publishes work by female-identified, genderqueer, and non-binary people. The Quaint team explains why ‘quaint’: c.1200, cointe, “cunning, ingenious; proud,” (…) Later in English, “elaborate, skillfully made” (c.1300); “strange and clever” (mid-14c.). Sense of “old-fashioned but charming” is first attested 1795 (…) In Chaucer’s usage there seems to…