Tagged: history

after all this time,

after all this time,
and icarus, we still long
for wings – as if we

could ever learn from someone
else’s mistakes, resist bruising
.
20210911:2006
y

the history of

the history of
us is complicated – working
together, we can

reach the greatest heights and dig
ourselves into the deepest depths
.
20210722:2011
y

under the soil, you

under the soil, you
don’t even have to
dig deep
before you hit
something
shimmery –
in the middle of
america’s red,
white, and blue,
a mirage
of expertise
.
20210712:2252
y

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
y

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
.
20210325:0233
y

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
.
20210318:2128
y

to acknowledge that

to acknowledge that
power was extracted is
the beginning of

a reckoning, a decision
to be held accountable
.
20210311:1951
y

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
.
20210218:2150
y