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Tolbert
Queer Writer & Poet | Sex and Sensuality | Linguistics, Health, and Wellness Interests | Personal Experience | LINKTR.EE/TOLBERTMBB

Mostly Schlock But It Is Nice to See a Growth Progression

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I Love the Rain

#Gratitude #Refresh

It’s Hard.

#Abuse #Neglect #Heartbreak

When the Rain Hits

#LovePoem #Pleasure #Kissing

Like Water I Am

#Identity #ZodiacSigns #Metaphor

What’s a Lady?

#RespectabilityPolitics #BeingALady #Etiquette

YAS ORC UEUM (You are scum.)


retrospective poetic vignette

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High school.

Big proboscis.

Freckles.

German Heritage.

Weird AF and authentic.

Musician.

Weezer plays and I remember him.

Wearing a fork with tines furled as a necklace on a piece of yarn.

Talking about Peaches and other

musical references while we learned anatomical etymologies from Wini

while dissecting Phenol Red-pickled, long deceased animals.

Say It Ain’t So when 90s anthems bring the angst and the emo come crashing down.

Visual representation of story on @tolbert_on_medium Instagram


A red headed female with freckles across their skin stars into the camera with their hands cradled underneath their face while glowing orbs float in front of their face.
A red headed female with freckles across their skin stars into the camera with their hands cradled underneath their face while glowing orbs float in front of their face.
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prosaic sensuality and vulnerability


a cautionary poetic tale

There was a Beaver Moon

cresting clouds

days after I was

instructed to ice my cupcake —

insert a baster type thing

into my beaver while lying flat

to kill invasive bacteria that had

taken up residence inside

my beaver hollow.

Following the Beaver Moon,

days later I was

scheduled…


Body Battle, Part Two

In March 2021, I wrote the first Body Battle installment. In this first part, I discuss my first time meeting with an endocrinologist, history of thyroid conditions, and symptoms. …

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