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Cancel Me Too

An inside look at how social media makes me feel, and a different take on why cancel culture is weird Most days I feel really good. But some days I struggle just to get out of bed, to eat enough, to live enough, to talk enough with others, or to feel like I am enough. […]

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bLaCk BoYz, and lovers of such

bLaCk BoYz, and lovers of such… Dear System,  Here lie our bodies, our black bodies. No pulse…no breath…no thought. You’d rather him dead than alive and his soul means nothing as his body breaks beneath the weight of your own. This life is one you gave to him and chose for him, though it seems […]

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This is Me, Releasing.

This world has temporarily robbed me of grieving. Of feeling. Of sadness. Of love. Of laughter. Of togetherness. I miss you. I miss us. I miss we.  … Have you heard? How could you not?  It’s #trending.  But suddenly what I post matters more than who I am, or what I’m going through. What I […]

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The thing about race.

Disclaimer: These days have been dark, murders are publisized, and our hurt is seen as an unlawful overreaction. But someone’s mother is watching this unfold as she brings a black body into this world. A father looks on and wonders if he will one day say goodbye to his family far too soon. Children all […]

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I’m Here to Make You Uncomfortable…

I have thought frequently about this notion of writing.  Do people care?  Is what I want to say and showcase valuable?  Has it already been said? The narrative…what’s the narrative? Mostly, I wonder if people feel a lengthy piece of writing is even worth the read. I had begun to ask mySelf too many questions. […]

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