Poetry

Poetry

Our bodies, Our stories Anthology

Want to listen to the article? Great–listen here! Triplets Tamara MCPOEMWe named them: Fuchsia, Turquoise, and Black Ivory.The moment they were fertilized, before they had even become fetuses,everything about them...

If…

Want to listen to the article? Great–listen here!   PROMPT — If only … If he hadn’t stolen my hard drive and then blackmailed me,we would still be together.If he...

Rigorous: Tamara MC

Want to listen to the article? Great–listen here! The Club Members may include husbands, children, mothers, grandmothers, friends,and they may also include arms, legs, a torso, a foot.All members can be...

Corona Biery

Want to listen to the article? Great–listen here! I told you I would name a poem After you As we did laps around the Safeway Shopping plaza Passing the Dollar...

Plastic Surgery by Tamara MC

Want to listen to the article? Great–listen here! Liposuction:1. Stomach: lower, upper, waist, mons … (sp?)2. Back: flanks3. Legs: knees (around tops, sides), (calves?), inner thighs, outer thighs, love handles,...

Time, Money, PP & Notation

Want to listen to the article? Great–listen here! Time Would have died to be a ballerina Schedules Pima Community College classes for son who will be 18 soon Wears green...

Subaltern Schizophrenia

Want to listen to the article? Great–listen here! Tamara MC—Poetry  I’m nobody, who are you?— Emily Dickinson Diss-HER-tation speaking: I am a collage. I am a woven fabric. I am past....

“Menstruation” by Tamara MC

Want to listen to the article? Great–listen here! Menstruation My missing menses— Years… Friends we were. Years… she then disappeared. Years… Missing my menses— Link to original article

Bunks

Want to listen to the article? Great–listen here! I’ve heard all these years about the bunks and their hardness. I’ve never felt them. I’ve only heard their stories. But, now...

Save Your Appetite For Me

Want to listen to the article? Great–listen here! I am: Curing I am: Being brined in salt I am: Marinating in ginger I am: Roasting with peppers I am: Baking...

OK Cupid Love

Want to listen to the article? Great–listen here! Each night, for five nights, before I went to bed, I imagined him. I imagined exactly what he would look like. He...

Tasbih

Want to listen to the article? Great–listen here! Rosaries to melook like yoursBut ours are called tasbihsWe wear ours around our necks; we wrap them several times around our wristsThey...

Cutthroat

Want to listen to the article? Great–listen here! TRIPLETS Tamara MC We named them: Fuchsia, Turquoise, and Black Ivory. The moment they were fertilized, before they had even become fetuses,...