Tag Archives: triggers

My Skin Color was Born Privileged.

Many recently felt the insidious behaviors of an open, gashing universal sore. Acknowledging those visceral feels were and are so real. The ones that punch from afar; harnessed triggers of intimidation, manipulation, control, anger and threats. These are strategic distractions … Continue reading

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A Prism of Fear.

She confessed to no one in particular and pushed the shallow and judging and empty stream of platitudes to the center of the room. Somehow she knew, on the scale of beige, some words were missing the heart of soul … Continue reading

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Moments of ordinary are extraordinary. {prose}

It’s the simple things I embrace more and more to find my center… how the sun touches lavender blues a gentle breeze tips the silver of green leaves the sudden kindness of a stranger how when everything feels tilted, until … Continue reading

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Being left behind: Unseen. Unknown. Misused.

I’m fighting myself and all the selves within. It’s daunting some days. I want to unzip my skin and walk out of me. Leaving her behind in a heap but that’s what I know so well. Being left behind. Unseen. … Continue reading

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