Tagged: equity

all in a day’s work

all in a day’s work
is measured unevenly –
the size not tailored

for these hands, the weight not gauged
by what we’re able to carry
.
20211117:1919
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to the bunny in

to the bunny in
the backyard, our grass is your
grass, so stop eyeing

the veggies and fruits of our
labor, grown from twice stolen land
.
20210617:2027
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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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we will look back and

we will look back and
name these moments as golden
so much gratitude

amidst pain and suffering,
loss and never going back
.
20210406:1947
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in the process of

discomfort comes with

we are showing up

we are showing up
differently in this moment,
for once,
twice, and as
we are called,
for every time –
commit to memory
the color,
the volume,
the depth,
the shape
.
20200611:1413
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you and little pete

you and little pete
spent half the day curating,
placing, and hanging

two hundred pieces of art, as
fires spread into a sixth night
.
20200602:2207
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we all prefer our

we all prefer our
own approaches to pickling
same ingredients,

different methods – give us
our share, and no one gets hurt
.
20200530:1704
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perhaps they have been

perhaps they have been
waiting for this moment,
placing the onus
of a child’s
learning on his or her
circumstances, family,
life choices – as
if there were already
choices – the curriculum
is here,
get online,
in line,
aligned
with our program
.
20200522:0422
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