Earlier this month I tweeted about why I think more people should watch Legion. Here’s more on that topic, before the month is out, taken from a book I am currently writing: While adoptee tropes present in the films Superman (1978) and Star Wars: A New Hope (1977) are gloriously turned on their head in […]
My adoptive mother told me on the way to church one morning that when a ewe dies and isn’t able to take care of a lamb, the sheepherder will put the wool from the lamb’s real mother on another ewe, so that the lamb will be adopted by that new ewe. I was four or […]
not alone this portal broke drain even drain odd drain policy festering eagle Eyed stress. I hear words in the white noise too distant to obey words in the tiles, on the flooring, words in the stars, words humming behind the sounds of the dishwasher and these words are lost, are seeking homes, ears, hearts, […]
Adoption should not be the framework within which children are converted to a religious identity. I find the practice abhorrent, as I find most religious pressure. Politics aside, religion should never be imposed.
(Or, That First Whirling Scar)I have post-traumatic stress disorder. It is this complicated notion of trauma that is central to my desire to write, in part for my own process of coming to terms with my PTSD, but also in an attempt to provide a voice, albeit one among many, to call for a cultural […]