Whiteness and I are in a critical-distance relationship.
James Dean and queer tenderness.
There is so much more to become.
Too fresh, and too strong.
You’ve been lurking.
March 2015: “Reel Around the Fountain”
Online friendships can be just as meaningful as face-to-face ones.
August 2014: “Mesmerizing”
Everything is going to be all right.
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