Tagged: humankind

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

departures come and

we lose track, lose touch,

we lose track, lose touch,
can’t find our way back to one
another, stumble

towards purpose, meander
for a meaning, hands growing numb
.
20210818:0416
y

i am grandmother-

i am grandmother-
less, a feeling that carries
privilege at the point

of distinction, a state of
being struggling to be spoiled
.
20210811:0510
y

we adopt symbols,

in the beginning,

in the beginning,
the middle, and the end, we
will bump into the

contours of life, be tempted to
break free, tumble into light
.
20210727:2021
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

across every lake,

across every lake,
there is a bench
and the promise
of a seat
when you
are ready
.
20210709:1633
y

whomever said lambs

whomever said lambs
to the slaughter had little
imagination

of the cruelty that men could
inflict upon other men
.
20210322:0830
y

in between cultures

in between cultures
are the stuff dreams are made of –
take what you need, leave

the rest, it takes a whole bunch of
we to become all-embracing
.
20201229:1248
y