ancestors, antioppression, family, intergenerationalresilience, intergenerationaltrauma, main, mindfulness, reflection

Intergenerational Thriving

In writing this piece, I can hear my grandmamas whispering to me, You can do it, baby. You can heal. You can thrive. I can feel their gratitude, their love, their care radiating through every cell in my being. I am perpetually moved and inspired by the interconnected and intergenerational nature of healing. Every thing… Continue reading Intergenerational Thriving

blackness, dream, earth, family, love, poetry, prose poem

imagine freedom

this poem is inspired by this painting by rick mobbs. hold your breath and kiss me until joy travels through every orifice of your body. . ......... . ...... ..................................... . imagine us together forever. tuck yourself under the shade of the chocolate tree in our imagination, carve our initials s and e into the… Continue reading imagine freedom

family, life, poetry, random, thoughts

burnt fried over hard abandonment

photo originally uploaded by Pockafwye. *** a little girl used to being her own playdate tried to fry an egg on the sidewalk the yellow yolk dancing on the pavement with petals that had abandoned a daisy. away from the heat and their spouses, a man and woman showered together, shyly wiping soap bubbles off… Continue reading burnt fried over hard abandonment