Bodies Are Just Oddly-Shaped Vessels For Hearts

Here is yet one more reason to be reading Coilhouse, the self-proclaimed love letter to alternative culture: a beautiful poem titled “How to Make Love to a Trans Person,” which nestles truths within metaphors, celebrating love and intimacy and belonging and bodies.

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About Jeana


Jeana Jorgensen, PhD recently completed her doctoral degree in folklore and gender studies at Indiana University. She studies fairy tales and other narratives, dance, body art, feminist theory, digital humanities, and gender identity.

  • Sylrayj

    This is so very beautiful – thank you for finding it for us to share!