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  • Dear Taylor Swift by Marie Cartier
    by Marie Cartier on February 23, 2024 at 8:03 am

    February 5, 2024 Dear Taylor Swift- Am I completely lost? I haven’t listened to your music –I mean NOT REALLY listened to it…that I totally know of–and now I see on the Grammys that you have won more best albums than anyone in history- can I be excused because I’m a writer? I think you … Continue reading "Dear Taylor Swift by Marie Cartier"

  • Iceland: The Dream Made Real by Marie Cartier
    by Marie Cartier on January 26, 2024 at 8:03 am

    I just came back from a bucket list trip- Iceland. I have wanted to go ever since I learned they had a Women’s Party- which were sometimes in power. The Women’s Party of Iceland ‘Power of the masses’: the day Iceland’s women went on strike and changed history | Iceland | The Guardian where women … Continue reading "Iceland: The Dream Made Real by Marie Cartier"

  • Rudie, the Butch-Dyke Reindeer—A Holiday Wish* by Marie Cartier
    by Marie Cartier on December 22, 2023 at 8:03 am

    It’s the holidays- those winter holidays What do I want Santa to bring? Or rather, the goddess? The reindeer goddess –what do I want her to give queer people— My queer performance company, Queer Wise? And especially, of course, to give me? Wisdom. Well, shit, we already have that. Riches? Well if you count riches … Continue reading "Rudie, the Butch-Dyke Reindeer—A Holiday Wish* by Marie Cartier"

  • If I Were an Octopus by Marie Cartier
    by Marie Cartier on November 24, 2023 at 8:03 am

    You say you want the truth, and I want to give it to you—I mean you asked for it and I want to give it you. I mean—I do want to tell the truth but— to be honest I’m not sure I want to be the person that truth belongs to – but I want to … Continue reading "If I Were an Octopus by Marie Cartier"

  • Virgin Mary Blue: A short story by Marie Cartier
    by Marie Cartier on October 27, 2023 at 7:03 am

    Nicole stared at the blue water in the pool. It was so wet and so blue—Virgin Mary blue. It was so hot in Texas, she thought that over and over, ever since her parents moved the family to Fort Worth for her dad’s job.             They were living at the Naval Air Station. It was … Continue reading "Virgin Mary Blue: A short story by Marie Cartier"

  • A Plant that would Feed the World by Marie Cartier
    by Marie Cartier on September 30, 2023 at 7:03 am

    I have thought a lot about planting seeds—seeds I want to plant and of course grow– the new varietal of blue mustard green, for instance. It’s the thing to think about in fall– harvesting and planting. But what else? What if I could plant—anything. Anything at all. What would I want to grow? What would … Continue reading "A Plant that would Feed the World by Marie Cartier"