Many would have us believe that AIDS is under control, and that all is “normalized”. Sure thing, bro! (or do we just need to feel like we have moved on … ?) AIDS has changed the world in more ways than we may possibly know. We will never fully comprehend the impact of losing so […]Read more "The Death of AIDS."
Originally posted on Adam Donaldson Powell: Essays on activism for a shift of consciousness:
Bryt lydmuren med kunsten, skrevet av Anette Trettebergstuen Det å leve med HIV/Aids blir formidlet svært ensidig. Med skremsel, sorg og som noe som ekskluderer en fra selve livet. Det er ikke sant. Man dør ikke av Aids, man dør med…
August 12, 2013 marks my twentieth anniversary of living with the AIDS virus. I have just published a poetic journal documenting and describing the process leading up to that date. The book is entitled JISEI: death poems and daily reflections by a person with AIDSRead more "Twentieth anniversary: living with AIDS"
do not promise to be with me forever. and do not tell me that our love will last an eternity. rather, meet me fully — in this moment — and dance with me … dance with me. Écoutez le silence. Il y a l’énergie du vide qui aspire lentement la vie hors de l’environnement. Une […]Read more "More excerpts from “JISEI”: my latest book of poetry."
FOR THE BOYS (with AIDS). To friends who don’t know and strangers who don’t care, soldiers of love worship tinsel-town sex goddesses with all their strength. They thrive outwardly on the rantings of Madonna and privately soothe their pain and hopelessness with somber strains by Leonard Cohen. Their greatest ambition is to shake the shackles […]Read more "Poems about AIDS."