Episode 13 – Banning the veil, Self care & Lesbian Sex

Tune in to Episode 13 of Achingly Polite – the baker’s dozen! I discuss islamophobia and Banning the veil, Self care & Lesbian sex. You can find Achingly Polite on iTunes, Android, Google Play and wherever else you get your podcasts! Subscribe subscribe subscribe! Free Hugs 4 whoever leaves a review! Maybe even banana bread? Will…

Episode 08 – TERFS, Breathing exercises & Porn

Tune in to Episode 08 of Achingly Polite where I chat about TERFS (trans-exclusionary radical feminists), Breathing exercises & Porn. You can find Achingly Polite on iTunes, Android, Google Play and wherever else you get your podcasts! If I had a dime for every time I asked Spotify to be my friend, I would have…

Try to count the petals on a daisy

Try to count the petals on a daisy its pollined center the dust of butterfly flight Punctured to crown the most basic Queen of gardened lawn Prickling through my imagination elsewhere in my mind I play with those long gone and long for those yet to come Through paned glass, dampened cloth I still see…

Different creatures, you and I

We are different creatures, you and I. We laugh at different jokes and cry at different times. While we look alike, we’ll never be the same. Let us each go our own way and tread two separate paths. What is for you is lovely, but it mightn’t be for me. Happiness for all of us,…

Episode 05 – Catcalling, RSD & Queefing

Tune in to Episode 05 of Achingly Polite where I chat about Catcalling, RSD (Rejection Sensitivity Dysphoria) and Queefing. On iTunes, Android, Google Play and wherever else you get your podcasts! Spotify still hasn’t approved me but whatever I’m not crying you’re crying. Please rate me 5 stars and leave a silly comment! Come across…

A poem for my faraway friends

Faraway friends I love you so The lists where trusted hand spills truth through ink a firm rebuttle to the intrusive thought that nobody likes me for you do Not to sound trite the millennial in her pink thanks god for social media at once an unfair glimpse into the best angles of the world’s…

Hyperbole

  Hyperbole a marker of the mentally ill or so I once read Where is my light? Reptilian warmed from without Always, only once forever Alone, happy never Flushed with shamed heat pink as it rises I hide The soft bristles of my life hardened the acrylic trap So keen to add color desperate for…

Sundays are for self care

I call this the Don’t Make Me Leave My House or Put On Pants mask™ ® Are you ever in the mood for a mask, but don’t want to leave your house? That’s me! A nice mask sounded like the perfect Sunday hangover detox, yet I’m all out of my Lush masks (shout out to catastrophe cosmetic)….

Starting small, with only known things

for Imogen   Before the polished sand of her mirror Freckled and pale Limbs and moles as she remembered   Temptation in dismantling her self a specimen for dissection A tally of flaws   How radical would it be to love instead? Were that even allowed Unsure, starting small with only known things Affirming feeling…