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Dana Trick

First generation Mexican-Canadian-American and occasional lover of skulls and books, Dana Trick lives in Southern California where it is clearly foolish to wear black any day but she does it anyway. When she isn’t being a historian, Dana Trick spends her days writing emotional poems and weird stories, and drawing comic strips that she thinks are hilarious. She enjoys learning about the history and the various mythologies of Latin America and Asia, but her interest is mainly on the history of autism, which she has. Her work has been published on Art of Autism, the Lothlorien Poetry Journal, DeviantART, and The Ugly Writers. She wishes the reader a nice day.


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What do I do with this suicidal lust? How can I live with this festering greed?


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Eventually, the scratching and pounding ceased. She waited for a few seconds in case of a surprise attack, but she heard none. Fear evaporating, she let go of the knob. All the pain and fatigue flooded through her body, making her collapse on the floor which didn’t offer much comfort.

October Is A Busy Month For Me

I have to celebrate, devour, and create So many things in the longest but shortest period of calendar-time— Decide, plan, purchase, and make my Halloween costume;


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Counselors is a poem written by Dana Trick and shared via The Ugly Writers under the theme Just Barely for the month of October

We Are Queer Geese

Our honks and hiss transform Rebellious riots into pride parades, Peer-pressure shame into defiant love, Fragile weakness into gorgeous strength.

A Minotaur Life

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Under the weight of a free and wild world That I could run away to. But that day could never come sooner.