More scraps…

Written on an envelope: “You make your own com­munity. You stop put­ting up walls and drawing lines in the sand and hope everyone else will do the same. You bush­wack through insane media fear and full cap­it­alist con­sump­tion and forge your own rela­tion­ships.” –...

Queer is…

… not con­ser­vative. It is my strong hope and desire that queer is not het­ero­sexist, homo­sexist, sexist, racist, or holds any other pre­ju­dice but exper­i­ence within the ‘queer com­munity’ has sadly proved me wrong. Queer would usu­ally be used to describe...

Dakin

The room is white with camp beds set up in rows. Dakin sits up on one of them, rub­bing his arm as the nurse with­draws the needle. “You can go out to the food now,” he says. “It’s free.” “I know,” says Dakin. He gets up and walks out the door in the opposite...

Protected: Story

Dark­ness and night: the set­tings for all con­clu­sions, con­ceal­ments, cli­maxes. The accepted plots end here. Life doesn’t exist in that sort of a vac­cuum. “Someone killed them­selves here last week.: “You’re kid­ding! Who?” “I don’t know,...

Protected:

In reality, it all stemmed from nothing. He needed no con­firm­a­tion. he knew the lack of values that was evident in everything and still felt out­raged at the injustice of the system’s non-existent values being used to cage him in its very real grip. He was beyond...