Tagged: privilege

seeing and not

seeing and not
seeing is an easy
default – we pick up
the wrong glasses,
blame someone
else for not
looking where
we wish to go
.
20220427:1643
y

we will own being

we will own being
someone’s child for as long as
possible – with all

of the advantages that
accompany belonging
.
20220423:1922
y

at the end of the

at the end of the
day, you will be left with no
choice but to play the

white card – neighbor, friend, lover,
in-law, student, colleague, stranger
.
20220421:0101
y

essential tools for

essential tools for
the haves speaking to the have-mores –
a dictionary,

materials to build bridges,
flora and fauna field guides
.
20220409:1308
y

we survive by the

we survive by the
luck of the draw, debating
what to eat instead

of are we able to eat, and
what would we have to give up?
.
20220317:2000
y

the city uses

we celebrate pi

we celebrate pi
day over a larger fraction
of the pie than some

folks could ever hope for – right
out of the pizza oven
.
20220314:2033
y

in the end, we will

in the end, we will
have spent more time staring up
through the raised arms of

our fig tree than down at those whose
humanity is being erased
.
20220310:2106
y

privilege rarely knows

for the most part, the

for the most part, the
ones who can leave leave, the ones
who can’t stick it out,

compare notes with neighbors, at
times, eye the empty units
.
20220227:1926
y