I used to believe life was subtractive. That when I made a mistake, it was a sin, and that I then had to put in monumental effort to repent, make up for my sin, and then hold my breath and try my darndest not to make a single mistake ever again because then I'd be … Continue reading Life is Additive
Cold blade of steel Against my soft skin The voice of the wind Wavering in Through the open window And to the white sink Saying "pretty is bad It makes the boys think." The mirror's turned out I divert my wide eyes One hand in my hair Tears but no cries I push the blade … Continue reading Pretty is Bad
Have you ever considered that you can be right without holding a poor opinion of those who are wrong?
I'm sorry you're missing the hot steamy sex You never got from this once puritanical ex I'm sorry you couldn't handle my stubborn ways Because now that shit earns me a fucking good wage I'm sorry I stepped on your toes with my brain I couldn't fake dumb; I take the blame I'm sorry I … Continue reading To My Mormon Exes
The severity of circumstances are erroneous; principles are what make a thing right or wrong.
“When my information changes, I alter my conclusions. What do you do, sir?” John Maynard Keyes Dear Young Jane, I watched a video by Tyler Glenn today about the recent increase in gay suicides in the state of Utah (see this NPR article for details) and I felt compelled to speak to you, Young Religious Jane. I still … Continue reading Dear Young Jane
Because I've revealed on here before that I was raised Mormon, went in a mission, got married to a Mormon with plans to raise lots of little Mormon babies. Now I'm strictly areligious with only two little apostate babies and an apostate husband to boot (thank god). And I love Tyler Glenn's new video. And … Continue reading I Can’t NOT Blog About Tyler Glenn’s New Video, “Trash”
Fred Colton strikes again. I'm about to wax philosophical and somewhat nostalgic and it's going to be boring as fuck. And pointless. I don't really even understand why I wrote it. So take a look at that little x on the top right (or left, for rich Mac-owning bastards) of your browser that's been hovering … Continue reading Wish Fulfillment
Click here to start with Chapter 1 Rough hands tossed me violently into the depthless cave. I wrapped my arms around myself to ward off the cold that wafted from the dark tunnel. I turned to Leif, expecting his insults and chastisement, but his eyes seemed to be tormented. “You should know better than this. … Continue reading The Thirteenth Quorum: Chapter 3
I've been thinking a lot about this today. I don't think its uncommon for people to go through life without any major changes to their inner drivers, but for those of us that are exceptions, it leads us to ask lots of interesting questions later in life. I want to talk about those questions. I … Continue reading When Religion Isn’t Enough