Tag Archives: justice

Black Lives Do Matter.

I wanted to write something brighter but I can’t at this moment. I woke up so many times last night I decided, why sleep? I had to listen and translate the stories written in night speak. And now I’ll string … Continue reading

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I’ll write a song, of justice.

I’ll write a song like no one has ever heard — but they feel it. It’ll play in the heart of humankind. It’ll be more than words but a living beauty, set to a tone of respect and equality. Tears … Continue reading

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Our world is ruptured.

I retreated to my tiny garden yesterday to listen to the earth and to her unfurling. I raked and trimmed. I felt my mind go quiet behind the daffodils. Earth’s musty smell of brown and gray and green commingled freely. … Continue reading

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For she is a woman.

At first, I heard her speak softly in the corner of the room. Her hair was the color of wind and rain. Robin’s egg of blue touched flecks of gray and streams ran wild under transparent skin. Mountains appeared in … Continue reading

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When will the violence end?

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. Our nation is in a perverse rage against each other. Guns, violence, political lies, massacres, racial, sexual, religious and gender discrimination. … Continue reading

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I had to see the pain {poetry}

I had to step into a collective deep blue vein of humanity where dry rivers spun wild ancient emotions collided in calamity mirrors reflected pools of skin torn bodies in my dreams laid in disrepair anguish of heart the tread … Continue reading

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Will you stand by me?

I’m not avoiding. I’m incubating from a persistent ache that I can’t fully identify or understand. I’m exhausted by the labels society places on us. I can’t stand the condescending and diminishing of human suffering; it is generational. I often … Continue reading

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