Tagged: history

perhaps justice is

part of doing land

part of doing land
acknowledgements is truly
recognizing that

they’re everywhere – scenes of the
crime, homes, twice, three times stolen
.
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in the history

in the history
of responding to
acts of division,
the go-to responses
were to draw the
curtains or take to
the streets. perhaps
there is a
kaleidoscope of
choices, waiting
for us to rotate,
reflect, come
together, and
conjure them
into place
.
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to acknowledge that

to acknowledge that
power was extracted is
the beginning of

a reckoning, a decision
to be held accountable
.
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one year later, we

one year later, we
may have learned to tread water, but
we’re still hoping that

drained-pool politics will not come
for us as long as we’re kicking
.
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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
.
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we buy into our

we buy into our
own versions of tradition
every time, picking

and choosing which passages
to chew up or swallow whole
.
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nothing moves you like

nothing moves you like
an old song – when dolly plucks
a posy from her

own mama’s collection, we
collide with an entire history
.
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making history