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Archive - January 2021

my family.

my mother is a beautiful, comfortable blanket worn thin in places.sometimes she forgets to cut the needle off after patching herself up,and I don’t see it until it makes me bleed.(she insists the needle never breaks my...

Lines n’ loneliness

Isolation makes me think of the pandemic. I think of feeling alone and how days turned into nights and then back again. Immediately I associate isolation with a deep and profound loneliness, or something synonymous with...

Isolation Poem Collection

Poetry written since the beginning of quarantine. A series of my thoughts on loneliness, isolation, and motivation. Zoom Birthday as events are canceledwe have to find more creative waysto spend our seemingly never...

Awaiting Smiles

Unsure.No one will guess, unless I confess.But if they won’t guess, is it even true?If I am the only one who sees it, is it even real?I kept it hidden, despite knowing it was not forbidden. Settings changed, people not...

shadow dancing

Being isolated from others, whether it be your friends, family, or someone you love, can feel like you're reaching for something you can never grab.

memoir of a protest

as i sit here in the sun, i am surrounded by the warmth and love of my people.A Black woman spoke. As She always does. She spoke of the violence and pain inflicted on Ourcommunities by America’s oldest terrorist...

light and color

Dissolving, shimmering into the atmosphere,my lips parted to laugh and bright teeth shone in the shadows of the tunnel.Your smirk exploded my being into a thousand fractures of light,multicolored.You sang me honey and...

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