Tagged: racism

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

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

perhaps justice is

yes, racist rants can

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

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

here and there, we will

here and there, we will
need a reprieve from all this
intensity – a

strand of memory twisting
around spring’s makeshift trellis
.
20210114:2025
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