Growing up, I felt like a boy. When I discovered David Bowie, something beyond gender stirred in me. He cracked open a snake egg in my spine and my nervous system squirmed. His voice took me out of my body and put me in the stars.
Early childhood Latter Day Saints storybook memory and how I learned that God was not a grumpy old man who spied on me from the sky.
This piece is featured in Elizabeth Hellstern's interactive creation, the Telepoem Booth.