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A Trucker Named Sue

      First Published in the Fall 2013 issue of Vagina: The Zine.   Oh, Trucker Sue. “Five-foot-two, eyes of blue, name of Sue,” she rapid-fire spits through the nubs of her teeth, mostly gums really, sticking her wiry hand out to shake mine. Firmly. She smokes Seneca Menthol 100s, the kind she picks […]

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i was the palm fronds

First published in CRATE literary magazine, Volume Seven. Vegas isn’t a city most equate with self-discovery or soul searching. But home is where you go when you finish college and don’t know yet what to do with your life. It was winter and I broke up with my boyfriend, or he broke up with me. I don’t […]

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tribe love

  First published on the blog, Under the Radar. Every now and then for the past year, ever since I was initiated into the tribe, I get a hankering to paint my face. “The tribe” is the Dangfoo Nation, hailing out of the wilderness of the bars in downtown Houston, and every five months or […]

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