A personal poem about inpatient mental health treatment. — The air in my lungs was ice. Icicles were unable to melt even within my body. They always kept it cold. Three below, freezing us all. The clothes were blue like the ocean, But thin and light like a shawl. No one liked the unadorned wrappings. …
Things Are Changing
Sneak peek at upcoming content changes. — Here on Medium Tas has grown their audience by providing content three days a week. Sadly, some wonderful publications they have been a part of are closing. However, it was a reminder that nothing is permanent and that sometimes things change. The good news is Tas will create more content…
Learning From The Past
Lonely Desert Girl Episode 3 and real-life mental health experiences. — It is nearing the end of Pride month, but we decided not to finish our story in one month. Lonely Desert Girl will be a continuing series for this year! Part of our decision to continue the story is the turn of events in the world. The visibility of LGBTQIA…
I Am More Than You See
A poem of self-discovery and acceptance. — Staring into the mirror, All its light is divine. Glistening light rays sparkle. But the image is not me. Who am I? Bits and pieces of bone, A flesh sack with blood that flows. Nothing but a body walking through life. No matter how long I stare, My true self is…
Quickly They Turn
Expressing a secret wish for Spiderman to turn villain in this 100-word story — I stalk the streets and slay evil. I face them, I kill them and mortals are none the wiser. I protect this world for free. I want compensation. Does that make me a villain? Possibly. I enter my home only to be accosted by my aunt. “It’s four in the…
An Unexpected End
A narrative poem of a natural disaster. — I never thought the day would come, The alarm rang at five in the morning. Before the coffee was brewed and drunk, We left our home. The wind was wild, and debris floated around. No one could see anything but the rushing winds, It was all around. Pulled to the…
One Day Is Not Enough
Remembering beyond Juneteenth — 1800–1865 June 19th1865 August 28th, 1955 December 1st, 1955 August 28th, 1963 February 21st, 1965 Mar 7th, 1965 — Mar 21st, 1965 October 15th, 1966 December 12th, 1967 April 4th, 1968 April 29th, 1992 May 25th, 2020 Do you know what happend on these dates? Can you add more dates to this list of signicant points in Black history? If you can’t answer yes to either of those questions…you may want to go searching for those answers.
Remembering beyond Juneteenth
August 28th, 1955
December 1st, 1955
August 28th, 1963
February 21st, 1965
Mar 7th, 1965 — Mar 21st, 1965
October 15th, 1966
December 12th, 1967
April 4th, 1968
April 29th, 1992
May 25th, 2020
Do you know what happend on these dates? Can you add more dates to this list of signicant points in Black history?
If you can’t answer yes to either of those questions…you may want to go searching for those answers.
Tas is an autistic, queer, nonbinary, person of color that a neurodivergent writer. They are advocates for social justice, and equality, and are scholars of life.
Fibbing May Be Good For You
The marriage of math and literature through the Fibonacci Sequence — Experimental poetry is about taking risks. Like anything in life, literature has a set of rules. When an author decides to remove the barriers to their creative process an experimental process is formed. …