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Recipe for radiation, or for when it feels like atoms have broken: 1 part Pine needle infused honey 1 part Rosemary 1 Part Reishi (co-developed with Ariel Cooper for our Free/Libre Herbal Medicine Project) Today when I thought about writing poetry I could feel my ovaries ...

hawthorn2

cellular love

In 2010 I boat out to an Island off the coast of San Francisco. I am thinking about citizenship and radicality for my friend Mary Walling Blackburn; about how radical means roots, and citizenship refers to cities, how thorns can guide or teach. I wander through the ruins of ...

nettles

dispatch

I looked down at the short scythe handle and across at the tall nettles. "It will hurt," I said. Then he looked at me with half a smile and a little shake of the head. "You decide for yourself when it will hurt," he said, suddenly getting serious. He walked over to the ...