1080

Going into fifth grade my Father married our Stepmother and we moved into the city. Calling Slocomb a city is like calling Dothan “Birmingham”. Trust me, that killed in Alabama. We’d been living on my Father’s bosses property in a trailer that belonged to us. We had love if nothing else. When our Stepmother enteredContinue reading “1080”

Beacon

More than once at the Assembly Church, they’d run out of oil in the “fancy” bottle, and they’d break out that Piggly Wiggly Brand Olive Oil. Yes, they did. Yes, they did!They absolutely did that-With-the BS TonguesThey scared the hell outta me.Baptists annoyed meThe Assembly Scared meMethodists Bored meThe Lutherans almost had me, that dragContinue reading “Beacon”

Bookfair

History has always been my favorite subject. I didn’t even know it until after I was done with school. (He’s a goober.) As far as history goes, I’ve always thought that understanding history is essential to a better future. Patterns repeat themselves. That’s why old people walk around sounding like prophets and shit.  When IContinue reading “Bookfair”

People

Are we finally at the spot where I’m allowed to admit the feminine men are where it’s at? Is that alright yet? Obviously, I can only speak for my personal preferences, but still. Age is irrelevant. Yes, pretty. And a little frail-looking, if I’m honest. He can be bigger so long as I can liftContinue reading “People”

Warm

Everyday of my life I am grateful that my Stepmother was an old-school Woman who gave “no fucks” about anyone’s nonsense. She just sent me a message that says “Don’t trust anyone.” You know I don’t. God, I love that woman. Because she knows. And I don’t. I really don’t. Trust is for Falls andContinue reading “Warm”

Toxic Masculinity in Homosexual Men

For a long time I have been on the scent of something foul. I knew that it existed but I couldn’t figure out how to bring it up. The world has paired women and queer men together like they are the same; they are not. Homosexual men can display more prejudice against women than heterosexualContinue reading “Toxic Masculinity in Homosexual Men”