Month: July 2017

#Michelle

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Not Alone

I remember watching YouTube live: A beautiful, intelligent, warm, and strong woman I remember the nausea reading the comment stream live: monkey, ape, man I remember my little niece Desperately wanting blonde hair She too is beautiful, intelligent, warm, and strong You can always afford to see what matters It is your prerogative not to But we still share womanhood And you still are sister

You are not alone

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Not Alone

This is to everyone whose life did not quite go as expected. For everyone whose children left before them, whose parents passed before they had a chance to grow up, whose significant others are other than what’s expected, for everyone who suffers unseen because what happened should never have been. For everyone who lives what’s expected of them because they are not brave enough to live their truth. This is for everyone who sometimes feels […]

Seaside-Summer

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Poem / Short Story

Thoughts fickle as sand in the wind Dance whilst eyes scan the horizon The brain in a futile attempt tries to grasp infinity In reality even the ocean in front of me can only be understood in knots and hours of flight The come and go of waves Being knocked over and over again So much energy So little to hold against Another grain of sand Memories of eons past A dragon figure-head rocking up […]

Proxy for war 04

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Poem

The extented version Greed couldn’t breathe Panick encrouched from all directions Must win battle Must win battle Must win battle The fog monster had wrapped it’s tentacles around her warped mind The warrioress was a deadend Manipulation didn’t work Abusing her didn’t work Where is the weak link? Her eyes darkened A vicious grin Grimace what used to be a face An elderly mother With ailing health I take the monster to her I will […]