Tagged: community

the first step to self-

the first step to self-
care is to better understand
how we arrive at

self – without community,
we are only ingredients
.
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we will not find our

we will not find our
way out of this without leaning
on one another –

doing it alone because
you do it best is nonsense
.
20211108:2111
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sitting one out is

sitting one out is
also a form of self-care –
resistance always

takes the form of community,
borrowing and returning
.
20211102:1818
y

most of the time, we

most of the time, we
carry each other without
much regard, under-

value the weight, why after
all this time, we still carry
.
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y

just like that, the plump-

just like that, the plump-
ness of you can carry the
plumpness of me – we

can all be lifted higher
when we are filled together
.
20210408:2035
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every tragedy

every tragedy
forces us into tunnel
vision – it takes a

community to draw us
back out, save us from ourselves
.
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we are attempting

we are attempting
to speak with a single voice – no
group has ever built

unity underneath an
invisibility cloak
.
20210317:2027
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it’s human to build

it’s human to build
shelter with whatever is
available to

us – a deck of cards, sand, snow,
the spirit, other people
.
20210224:2018
y

we gather in the

we gather in the
name of barbecue, seasoned
by our immigrant

preferences – every piece, cooked
low and slow, shares a story
.
20210117:1827
y

in times of crisis,

in times of crisis,
we build a community –
to borrow and share

sugar, flour, this rake, our
best pruning shears, a pitch fork
.
20210112:1923
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