The Sexual Immigrant’s journey is a difficult one. In a primarily binary world, she feels her choices are limited, and yet her very existence challenges those limitations. She is a paradox who mines the either ore of fantasy, desire, wishes, hope, and identity.
Here is one of the poems to be included in the project.
Nature-nurture neuroses nightmare,
The Sexual Immigrant
lives in two worlds
and in neither.
frequent, but not far –
the Sexual Immigrant
lives on and along
the red line between two powers,
Both and neither.
not acceptable in the cultural centers,
not taught in schools.
The Sexual Immigrant speaks
of the edges of maps.