Tag Archives: Life

Black Words in a Dark World.

August is Black. What do you do when your stance is apocalyptic? When the things you say aren’t very analytic? All you see is the destruction of the planet But your voice is so muted that all you do is … Continue reading

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When the Butterflies in Your Stomach end up Actually Being Acid Reflux.

Heartburn. I am not your excuse to harm while claiming you’re unarmed I’m not the one you’re about to place your blame upon your grimy sinew that connects your con. * I’ll tell you what: You might have deceived me … Continue reading

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[Corporate] Pride Month!

Confined. You ever feel like running? The feeling of of confinement has you gunning, to flee to any other place but here It’s Pride month–for whom? Cause I know that I fear for my life and my love and my … Continue reading

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Disjointed.

I’m sitting here looking at the grooves in your skin thinking ‘we have the same blood coursing through our veins.’ Looking as the weight of your words slowly crack the surface of my deepest cognizance thinking ‘we have the same … Continue reading

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Breathing and Other Difficult Things.

Resurrection in the Light. The crushing weight of my chest compressing, heaving, bounding, daring never to let me breathe. * * * I’ve been waking up every day feeling worse knowing of the weight our communities were forced to live … Continue reading

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Existential Breathing

“It is our duty to fight for our freedom. It is our duty to win. We must love each other and support each other. We have nothing to lose but our chains.” -Assata

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