Tag Archives: poetry

The Counsel of Despair

As I navigate among the various faces I have in this world—the Happy Everyday Me, the Policy Wonk Me, the New Radical Me—I sometimes fall into the Despairing Me. I try Continue reading

Why Queer Nature?

I believe we all carry places inside us: biomes of identity and imagination central and individual to each of us. Mine happens to be the hilly fields of a Minnesota dairy Continue reading

The Age of the Possible

  There, at the bottom of being, where the water that makes aaathis planet a world aaaaaais the color of spacetime   the octopus—   with her body-shaped mind and her Continue reading