Poem — Girls Like Us

Here’s to the fallen. Here’s to every woman who was ever buried in a suit under a headstone with nobody’s name on it. Here’s to the freaks and the outcasts. Here’s to every woman who ever worked a corner or slept rough. Here’s to every girl who can’t ever go back home again. Here’s to … Continue reading Poem — Girls Like Us

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Poem — Rassragrmol

Once he knelt before the Lady, long ago And mastered was the Master in his pride, And once he walked while in a witch’s guise And while in Samsey worked a witch’s spells. And so I wear my vestments, women’s guise; Adorned with bells, I wear the cat-skin gloves; In rites untamed I offer up … Continue reading Poem — Rassragrmol

The Graveyard of Empires — Chapter 6

Previous Chapter  Begin at the Beginning Support This Project [Note: Contains transphobia, violence, bloodshed] Book 2: The Sea of Grass VI. “I don’t wanna waste a high hanging around someplace I never was Of all the reasons to feel hateful, you’re the best of them Treating me like a boyfriend, some dumb fuckin boyfriend You’re … Continue reading The Graveyard of Empires — Chapter 6

The Graveyard of Empires — Chapter 4

Previous Chapter Begin at the Beginning Support This Project [Note:  This chapter contains sexual assault, including mentions of CSA.  None of it is salacious, but do proceed with caution.] IV. The witch was the first, of course.  I was eleven winters old for the second.  There were three of them, three boys, about fourteen winters, … Continue reading The Graveyard of Empires — Chapter 4

The Graveyard of Empires, Chapter One

Prologue Act One: The Land of Horse and Bow Chapter One I.   [Note: The beginning of the story takes place in Crimea, near what’s now the city of Sevastopol] [Content warnings for this chapter:  Intersexism, transphobia, sexual assault, violent fantasies] “Spread out facedown on the stained, cheap motel sheets She’d spent the last years … Continue reading The Graveyard of Empires, Chapter One