I Desire: An Introduction

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It’s never been easy to say what I want.

As a child, I was taught to put others’ needs first. And as a girl, I was taught to alternately defend against and accommodate boy’s desires, not my own.

So I’m using this space to throw myself against those expectations. I am saying: I desire.

This is not only an act of reclamation, but also of questioning:

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Queer writer, essayist, educator, native Nashvillian, poet. She/Her/Hers.

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