Author Archives: cistotrans

About cistotrans

A Seattle-area trans woman seeking a happy spot to stay at along the path of transition.

Cleaved

The past falls away As if cleaved Leaving us lighter To enter the future But aching at the loss ©Heather Coldstream Please consider supporting my writing by sharing it with others with attribution and linking back or buying one of … Continue reading

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Coins

Coins of the realm Swim like fry to the sea Becoming sunken treasure For those willing to plunder Davey Jones’s locker ©Heather Coldstream Please consider supporting my writing by sharing it with others with attribution and linking back or buying … Continue reading

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Razor

Each hair that burns away Is one step closer to the day I can chuck that razor And forego the laser To feel pretty When I’m about in the city ©Heather Coldstream Please consider supporting my writing by sharing it … Continue reading

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Trough

Hiding in a trough I await the next wave To lift me to a peak ©Heather Coldstream Please consider supporting my writing by sharing it with others with attribution and linking back or buying one of my poetry collections from … Continue reading

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Defiant

The defiant child Does not know They steal from their future When resistant to aged wisdom That crosses them so ©Heather Coldstream Please consider supporting my writing by sharing it with others with attribution and linking back or buying one … Continue reading

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Gulping

Great hopes crash land When wind beneath your wings Is sucked away In gulping breaths By fear ©Heather Coldstream Please consider supporting my writing by sharing it with others with attribution and linking back or buying one of my poetry … Continue reading

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Debtors

In debtors dreams Avoid parking garages Loading docks And men Or you’ll end up in a crate Opened on fields of war ©Heather Coldstream Please consider supporting my writing by sharing it with others with attribution and linking back or … Continue reading

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