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Never Enough.

                  The warmth of your soul

gets stuck

in your throat

                   when you try and yell

that I’m not

good enough.

                    Your sweet kisses

on bruised cheeks… 17 more words


Autistic pride is my rebellion (or, why I can't celebrate Father's Day)

Yesterday was Father’s Day, which I cannot celebrate. Today is Autistic Pride Day and June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month, which I embrace. It was also the Baltimore Pride Festival yesterday. 770 more words

Ableism And Prejudice

In the bleak midwinter

I wrote things on the weekend but they were really, really sub-par. Maybe because my keyboard was not working properly or maybe because I am ill. 373 more words


Fatal Attraction

by Vanessa Carter 

I don’t think he understands the hold he has on me, but then again no one does. And I don’t think he understands that the idea of me without him makes my stomach quiver uncontrollably, like the uncontrollable shudder your gut makes from what I imagine is your heart descending from its original position in your body. 632 more words


Sheriff's deputy accused of sexually abusing a 4-year-old, then threatening her mom with deportation

BEXAR COUNTY, Texas – A Texas sheriff’s deputy is accused of a crime so heinous that his boss said it’s “disgusting and infuriating.”

Bexar County Deputy Jose Nunez, 47, allegedly sexually assaulted a 4-year-old girl – then told the girl’s mother, an undocumented immigrant, that she would be deported if she told authorities. 272 more words