Inside Man with John Michael Antonio

These Are the Times

these are the times when I love you the most when the darkness arrives and the sun seemingly disappears you shine with a precious...

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All I Can Do

I feel the malevolent thunder coming from the Right a howling nativistic storm led by the Orange monster swirling and marshaling for their...

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The Revealing

along the road of differences precious stones of similarities are deliciously found so please take your time you are worth the wait slowly...

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Promises in the Dark

As OMD still sings about hopes and dreams and the ephemeral light of summer fades I know my love for you never will Oh baby those nights we...

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Are You Armed and Ready to Vote?

OK, in light of where we are at in this country right now, let me dispense with the niceties. If you are a woman in 2016 America, there are...

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I Wish It Was That Simple

“tat,tat,tat” gurgles from his mouth fourteen months in this world concerned only with the navigation of his wagon around the...

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Morning Glory

After another fiery night of cradling you and watching you fight your demons I kiss you in the first light of day wanting to vanquish your...

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Why Men Secretly Fear Women

naked before me your body and my fears as your touch delivers me to you unleashing an animal passion that engulfs and inspires the stirring...

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Beyond the Gaze

For all of my sisters around the world my love for you resides beyond the gaze past the communal judgments and social constructions guiding...

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There You Are

there you are still standing defiant and victorious after the firefights as beautiful as ever resilient and glorious precious wrinkles and...

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Dear Donald, Fire Away My Friend

Dear Donald, I am writing you this letter because as an American citizen I have a couple of questions as well as a few things to say to...

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Donald Trump, King of the Misogynists

While it is tempting to say King Donald was foisted upon us by the media and the 24-hour news cycle, that's not entirely correct. Even...

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Potter’s Field

(for my sisters) Standing here in the glistening grass a new morning is breaking over this potter’s field* Thoughts and words flutter...

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Cleaning House

(For my sisters) Familial alarm clock Mercilessly screaming the Blood red fingers of time Forces you to strike Back and embarrass it With a...

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Why I am a Feminist (and other men should be too)

It was wintertime 1974 in Cincinnati, Ohio and I was 11 years old, holding my mom’s trembling hand as we were walking up and down the...

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