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Your speculum spreads me

like a Tarot deck,

reads my fortune in the rime-scraping

of a sacred space,

yet penetrates me

less than words.

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Poet Obscura

War On Ignorance

The grind has been real mayyyne.

Between keeping up with my classes, gearing up for the Step Study Period, transitioning between leadership roles in multiple organizations and taking care of necessary errands in between all that, it’s been a very, very busy week. 1.058 kata lagi

Black Man M.D.

The beginning

It’s still so clear to me to remember how all of this started. How what happened over the next two weeks would change my life forever.   254 kata lagi

Breast Cancer

It comes down to trust

It’s about trust. I’m starting to get some trust back and it’s making me think that perhaps I am far too trusting. I don’t question enough and perhaps I’m a little too easy going, willing to just go with the flow. 1.065 kata lagi


Straight, No Chaser: Cervical Health Awareness

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, and to that end, The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) boldly proclaims “No woman should die of cervical cancer.” 337 kata lagi

Sterling Medical Advice

Cervical Cancer Awareness: Why get a Pap Smear?

Let’s face it… Pap Smears aren’t fun.  The only test to sample tissue for cervical cancer just happens to be one of the most embarrassing and awkward.   619 kata lagi


I Can't Feel My Face When I'm With You

Yesterday I found myself drinking through a straw and the proud owner of a lisp.

Did I get beat up? Did my Core de Force living room boxing/martial arts training fail me on the mean streets of Moose Jaw?! 670 kata lagi