Another day 11

Sunday 2/28/2021

  • If I’m honest, all my relationships have been like this, parsing the intent of the jaws that lock around my head. Like, is he kidding, or is he hungry? In other words, all of it, even the love, is a violence. -Raven Leilani
  • Finished Luster this morning and talked on the phone with Nasreen about it for a lil while.
  • Dude with the gf is not giving up smh
  • When your dr*g of choice kicks in B-)
  • I know I’m out on my own -Drake
  • My type is:
    • Sexy
    • No kids
    • No gf lol
    • Chases me around
    • Has a job
  • You got one kid fine. You sell dr*gs fine. But otherwise…
  • I really like seeing pictures of people at their work/school from home space.

Monday 3/1/2021

  • Sad today.
  • Now I’m okay.
  • Now I’m not (I have work tomorrow).

Tuesday 3/2/2021

  • El beso fue perfecto, tal como se lo había imaginado. -Paco Ardit

Wednesday 3/3/2021

  • My venus is in Capricorn & mars is in scorpio lol. Serious cool genuine lover. Perceptive obsessive vengeful desirer.
  • Could be lol.
  • I really go hard at my job lol. I can’t not give my all to a student is who is asking for help or is even just trying.
  • I realized this week how much of a Type A person I am.
  • I was working with one student today on her PhD powerpoint and she was like “you’re a master at this.” I was like I’ve been on the computer every day of my life since I was like 10. So. Lol.
  • I got sum for any man trying to be condescending to me.
  • This dude was like oh you teacher ok what are you a substitute? Lol again wrong hoe.
  • Being single is a breeze!!! Except I want another kid.
  • Los hombres saben que otras personas me maltrataron, y ellos no pueden creerlo, y luego ellos me maltratan también. Triste.
  • Eso es vida.

Thursday 3/4/2021

Friday 3/5/2021

  • I would soon know all the ways in which men were not to be depended on. I walked away that day. -Brontez Purnell
  • My son’s teacher asked what he’s grateful for he said “I’m grateful for that I love my mommy.”
  • This boy, as far as he and I are concerned, could show up to my house with a severed head and I would let him in—that’s how unnecessarily devoted to him I am. -Brontez Purnell
  • I could easily think of countless people I wanted to murder, sure, but countless people in any given algorithm that I would go out of my way to fuck? Fuck no, no way. -Brontez Purnell
  • Lately I’ve just been ignoring calls from guys that I don’t wanna be around.
  • That’s the old don’t engage after you tell them you’re not interested anymore.

Saturday 3/6/2021

  • I myself am lots of things—petty, jealous, a danger if provoked, certainly sensitive—but not fragile. -Brontez Purnell
  • Finished reading 100 Boyfriends this morning.
  • I knew Purnell had to be a water sign lol he’s a cancer. Definitely relate.
  • Unnecessarily cold today

-Rachel Wagner 2021

Other pieces by me: Men follow me to my car in the dark & “Worth Writing About:” Lil Wayne’s Jail Journal Gone ‘Til November & Environmental Violence: On Air Conditioning and Corporeal Confinement

My books: Jacob’s Hip: Poems & FEM: New Millennium Beauty & Fashion & Abandonment Issues: Alive in New Jersey & Back Like I Never Left: Dating as a Single Mother

My bookstore: Ten Dollar Books

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