Tagged: race

the calculus for

the calculus for
risk-taking has nothing to
do with math and all

to do with the privileges
you arrived with, by land, by sea
.
20211204:1505
y

somehow, we are all

somehow, we are all
americans until we
are not – immigrant

solidarity has always
been this fragile, unrooted
.
20211016:1045
y

wearing a ring for

wearing a ring for
a sense of belonging is
as real as sporting

the latest lingo, accent-
less, and still waiting to be stopped
.
20210818:0838
y

perhaps justice is

yes, racist rants can

to acknowledge that

to acknowledge that
power was extracted is
the beginning of

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

we are either all

we are either all
the same or so very much
different underneath

it all – we pretend to speak the
same language for a little while
.
20210109:2113
y

less than a week in,

less than a week in,
and our bodies are already
heavy, no, even

heavier, holding it to-
gether, for this many more days
.
20210107:2012
y

searching for clues in

searching for clues in
superman’s locks – reeves, reeves, cain,
cavill – offer us

something darker, someone who
will inspire us to save ourselves
.
20200929:0129
y

it’ll be some time

it’ll be some time
before we put our heads
under
the water
again –
pretend that we are
not also drowning
.
20200628:2351
y