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That shoe. That red shoe. She had to have that red shoe. And the left one, too, but that was beyond the point. She’d have to have them. But how much? She had gotten in trouble last time when she spent money “unreasonably.” Was that the word he had used to describe it? Yep. Unreasonably. He always used...

In a cruel display of hissphobia and the complete subjugation of feline female sexuality, he (an Anglo-Saxon angling to taunt her by flaunting white/male/human...

I don’t have anything snappy to say this week. I can’t pull out my usual attempts at humor to make what starts out as an angry diatribe in my head...

A friend once texted me about my tweeting. “Your tweets worry me,” she said. “I want to give you a hug.” Reading this, I remember feeling a strange...

As acceptance of the LGBT community has advanced in society, we’ve witnessed a sort of bizarre turn of events. Instead of queer-friendly being used as...

In a jungle of criminals A land of crooks A young brown boy Nestled up with a book Page by page Word by word Settings so large Tales unheard While others...

I. In Escatawapa, where the crickets are louder than highway cars, we drove out past my great-grandmother’s house, following the dirt rode that led to...

Recently, I have had people telling me, “You think too much about race” or “You’re overly sensitive when it comes to race,” or my personal favorite,...

This image released by AMC shows Skyler White, played by Anna Gunn, after her daughter Holly was abducted by her husband Walter White in a scene from the...

  It has come to my attention that peacefully walking down the street is a right that not everyone gets to enjoy. I myself have been subject to funny...