To Be Bi+: A Poetic, Joy-filled Musing

Sep 1, 2023 | 2023 Fall - Bi+ Joy, Poetry

By Kandi Zeller

I have a rainbow of possibility before me
I connect to a spectrum of labels around me
I inhabit liminal spaces of community, ever-forming

For me, being bi is about more than who I love
It’s about my orientation of possibility
In sex, romance, faith, etc.—I could never pick just one

I’m both married to a man and attracted to other genders
I’m both a Christian and a witch
I’m both disabled and whole

For me, to be bi+ is to be enough
To be a prism
As I am

Kandi Zeller (she/her) is a disabled, witchy, and bi human who writes and edits at the intersections of spirituality, creativity, and justice. You can learn more about her work at, on her Instagram (@Kandi.Zeller), and in her Substack newsletter ( 


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