Land ho! • Strides: Update 2

Welcome to Strides: Update 2. In these posts, I will update you on the real-life: steps I've taken, progress I've made, people I've connected with and golden takeaways on this journey to find home in the country, on a budget, as a B.A.M.F. ••• This series, about moving to live in a more rural area,... Continue Reading →

Quiet Irresolution

The day you can finally put it to words-- it isn't necessarily the day you'll be heard. but you finally said it. You finally said it, you did! And that is no small thing. So then, who and how does one account for the incomplete? The receipt? To finally be seen? The Lord sees me,... Continue Reading →

Depression & Faith

Some days, I feel more alive than others. Some days, I feel like the walking dead. Today, right now, life rushes through limbs to my brain, and I'm writing a poem of pain that's, for now, gone away. It's a sickness, depression, and sometimes I forget that I suffer affliction beyond my consent. I have no part in it.... Continue Reading →

The Terror of Blooming

Would the air hurt you Would the bird clip you   r petals Would the caterpillar find you beautiful- beautiful and delicious to consume, to digest Would you and the extension of your flesh, open to the elements, displayed splayed unto the world, finally signed-on to participate, meet death To bloom, is it less painful than... Continue Reading →

On Freedom • Juneteenth

I am the progeny of a long line of enslaved to freed humanity from South to North of bravery of pioneers into uknown oft' hostile territ'ry who dared and risked and lived defeats, but kept on to steady victory and victory and... somewhere knew they were born to be wherever their foot took step Free    ... Continue Reading →

Powered by WordPress.com.

Up ↑