Tag Archives: Audre Lorde inspired

[Non]Labeling, the Opiate of the Masses

What’s in a Name Purity. To be Pure. ‘In its purest form.’ all of us are we destined to perform the most willing form of conforming -to them- the land of the pure and free; the Whitest form. This is … Continue reading

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Celebrate in Love & Rage

We have just seen SCOTUS help our country pull our heads a little further out of our asses. But please know while we are celebrating there is still SO MUCH to continue to fight for. There’s still going to be … Continue reading

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Terrorism, Loving Rage, and Juneteenth

How are we to find the love amidst all of the rage and all of the terror? What do we do and  how do we begin to think of anything but violence malice and fear in the face of the … Continue reading

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And So I Waited.

Plummet. Everyday I sit and think to myself, “I’ll wait ’til things die down,” But every day things unremittingly accrue, and I begin to drown In my deep and tragic melancholy within the ocean of Black Death, On a raft … Continue reading

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Inspiration on World Poetry Day

Poetry has saved my life. Poetry gives me life. Instead of posting a poem of my own, I am going to share one that I have before. Audre saves me from myself everyday. I find inspiration from this every time I … Continue reading

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The Beginning of the End of the Red-Tape that Binds.

As I sit here with steady streams of distraction in the foreground, my mind can’t help but to fixate on my helplessness. How am I supposed to graduate on time when I can’t even focus on completing courses (much less … Continue reading

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Poem for My Comrades.

In the wake of this most recent example of our structurally white supremacist patriarchal capitalist heteronormative society, I want to share this. I wrote this a while ago, but I think it needs to be reiterated. Abridged. We Speak Loudly, … Continue reading

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