Tagged: global

buying a home and

buying a home and
replacing some stuff is the
natural progression

for sixty-five-point-
one percent of the
population in
the united
states, ranked forty-
three globally in
homeownership rate.
we always ponder
privilege for such
brief moments

at the point of being

at the point of being
inextricably linked, let’s
at least not pretend

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perhaps we are merely

perhaps we are merely
one hundred thousand
away from
combating poverty
and injustice
and instability
and racism
and disease
and hunger
and hate
and loss
and mortality –
the chicken
or the egg

it’s all well and good

it’s all well and good
to state that we will not show
up, that we will take
to the streets, show
solidarity by stepping out
of housework, child
care, maybe apply
some self-care at
the local beauty
parlor, therapeutic
spa. meanwhile, a
host of silent women
will step in
to fill the gap, make
the lunches, file the
nails, listen to and
nod and listen to the
ones who insist on
being heard