We can reject the labels we don’t require. We don’t have to apologize for existing, for taking up space, for daring to demand a different outcome.
I want to be messy, and yearn for and feel what it is to be in a relationship that yearns right back. No longer alienating men, but inviting them in.
Sometimes, even as tired as she is, she cannot sleep because of the anxiety of not knowing when the next round of commands will begin.
Basic rights are not complicated. We each inherit them simply by reincarnating on Mother Earth. And so, if I want to protest for basic human rights, I will.
This is about what I was willing to do to fix what I knew had torn my beautiful family apart. Like I said, if a person wants something bad enough, they will figure out a way to get it, even if it means stealing a car left running in the middle of the street and blindly head north.