haiku


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I wrote this on a whim months ago and didn’t think much of it—I thought it was cheesy and obvious! And then recently I posted it on Instagram/Twitter and many people said it was their new favorite haiku. It’s also been retweeted hundreds of times, even by Dan Savage! So, […]

Are Lesbians Actually Zombies: A Graduate Thesis in Haiku


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I’m trying to post a haiku a day on Instagram until the book comes out on April 19. These aren’t from the book, hence they’re not (explicitly) lesbian or funny. I’ve been thinking of them as “little prisons of feeling.” I’m super fun at parties. Anyway. Follow along if you’re into that […]

Something is always far away


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While floating around ideas for the back cover of The Lesbian Sex Haiku Book (with Cats!), my editor challenged me to write a haiku description of the book. So obviously that’s what I’m doing instead of, like, trying to make money to survive. I can do that tomorrow. How often […]

Help me describe my haiku book in haiku?



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She was like the moon— I looked and looked but always she was part-hidden. ______ (Strictly speaking) I couldn’t know her well. And yet I did know her well. ______ I know the perfect arc of your spine the weapon of your mouth’s request. ______ I know the pools of […]

Haiku for (Long, Lost) Lovers


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A while back, I did a haiku series for The Toast called “If Lesbian Porn Were Accurate.” Such as: Naughty Lesbian Babysitter Has Surprise for Dad When He Returns Home She let the kids stay up until 11 watching Harry Potter. * Hot MILFs Engage in a Steamy Clam Photo […]

If Lesbian Porn Were Accurate


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Antonin Scalia “Naked impotence… pretentious liberty…ask the nearest hippie!”   Republican presidential candidates This isn’t over! I won’t stop until NOBODY has ANY rights.   Canadians Welcome, finally, to the 21st-century, America!   Those who compare everything to Hitler Lesbians are vegetarians. SO WAS HITLER. Coincidence?   Caterers across the […]

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The latest installment of my and Kelsey’s lesbian sex haiku series on The Toast. This one = a summary of all lesbian movies ever made. And, and. I just turned in my manuscript for The Lesbian Sex Haiku Book (with Cats!). I don’t feel relieved at all! But January 2016. […]

Meet Gina Purrshon





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These are some of the haiku I read at the Lit Crawl Muni Haiku Battle, which was super fun, even though (spoiler) I lost! You can read about it at Muni Diaries or watch a video recap below. Some of these won’t make much sense if you don’t live in […]

Haiku for Adulthood: Lit Crawl Muni Battle (Video)