Aware of Blackness, Constricted by Words
Musings / Poetry

Aware of Blackness, Constricted by Words

I am in a season where I am aware of blackness Brown skinned flesh unpacking in glaring white institution Bound By thoughts By words By thinking of words to the degree that I am constricted Tongue tied, hands restricted by overwhelming streams of consciousness I’d *almost* rather be sleeping because dreams block out death block carnage block bullshit, … Continue reading

Prep for “Martyrdom” because of the Gays?
Musings / My Thoughts / Things That Struck a Chord

Prep for “Martyrdom” because of the Gays?

In a talk where she shared her opinions of the forthcoming SCOTUS decision regarding same-sex marriage, conservative religious commentator Sandy Rios noted that Christians should “prepare for martyrdom” in the event that the nation’s highest court ruled in favor of same-sex unions. Excuse me? Martyrdom?!?!? So, to be clear,  in the event of same-sex couples … Continue reading