Tag Archives: Mourning

Sustenance in Rage.

I dedicate this post to all the Black Rage, to all of us in mourning, who are bound to a cage, of all the little things getting in the way of the process, of living of grieving leaving us shattered … 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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Terrifying Realities.

Broken Violently Killed By a murderer who was raised in a hate-filled culture. Not knowing that was your last dance, last kiss, last drink, last night out, Being filled with tangible and present terror. News media creates the narrative of a terrorist, all … Continue reading

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Being Free, Just Like That Bluebird.

Look up here, I’m in heaven I’ve got scars that can’t be seen I’ve got drama, can’t be stolen Everybody knows me now * Look up here, man, I’m in danger I’ve got nothing left to lose I’m so high, … Continue reading

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When Words Don’t Seem to Work: Requiem For A(nother) Black Life Lost

Upon the news of Sandra Bland, I was grief stricken, pissed, numb, and now I am attempting to work through fear & anxiety. There are no words to quantify the superficially deep connection I have with the complex emotions involved … Continue reading

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For My Fallen Comrade

Suicide & Prying Eyes There is a power in death and death in power. Sometimes it becomes difficult to separate the two. When you’re bruised and beaten down bloody every day in every way being attacked and told by virtue … Continue reading

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