Tag Archives: Audre Lorde

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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Self-Care, Being Self-Aware, and Things Like Living Into the Death

Slow Start Today. This last semester in my grad program about killed me. I got through it and learned a lot about my limits. I took a few weeks to step away from things. During which, I tried to find … 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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A Poetic Meditation in Memoriam

Today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, though most of us don’t have the day off to reflect and meditate on the gravity of his life and the many contributions he added to the movement. Well, if you have a … 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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As the Tally Increases #2

Comrades, Check out this awesome blog post from Black Girl Dangerous, “Things to Stop Being Distracted by When a Black Person Gets Murdered by Police.”  Let us not be blind to these things and face them! Until Next Time,  -D

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A Little Reflection Will Do Us All Some Good.

Good morning. In light of the nation’s theme today, I would like to remind you to keep in mind that it was not independence day for all. Also, there are SO MANY of us still fighting the daily struggle for … Continue reading

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