March

One foot in front of the other, my sisters. One foot in front of the other. I’ll be there right beside you, every step of the way. *Poster Art: WOMEN’S MARCH ON WASHINGTON – JENNIFER MARAVILLAS* Know your history. Know her story. Seek out Audre, Alice, Maya, Gloria – seek out all the incredible women who speak bone deep, beautifulContinue reading “March”

Dear –

Dear -, The thing is, I don’t exactly know who I’m writing to here. That dash, it represents the cliff my thoughts sit at the edge of, the screeching halt of my words. The fear, perhaps, that if I let my words topple over today, friendships, peace, will be ruined in the fall. My reputationContinue reading “Dear –”

You are the maker of manners (why I won’t be voting for Barack Obama on Tuesday)

I won’t be voting for Barack Obama on Tuesday. Mine is a vote he cannot have. Not because I will cast my vote for the right, however. I won’t be voting for a simple and defining reason: I cannot vote at all. Honorary American though I may be, and a yellow-dog Democrat to boot, IContinue reading “You are the maker of manners (why I won’t be voting for Barack Obama on Tuesday)”

My love is your love (and when the Government says ‘No’)

This is my friend Caroline. Everyone should be so lucky to have a friend like Caroline. She’s fiercely loyal, protective, and just the right amount of crazy. You know with Caroline that if someone hurt you, she would turn up in her pick-up with a shotgun and wait with it fully loaded until you were safelyContinue reading “My love is your love (and when the Government says ‘No’)”