When you’re walking in the dark Sometimes the only respite available Is a tiny sliver of light So far away So faint Barely enough to see your own hand In front of your face. The darkness still shrouds It still calls your name with Disturbing familiarity Where doubt feels more concrete Than truth ever did, […]
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The one that refuses to apologizeThat demands that people revere you.That insists on its own way.That is impatient for your turn to speak in a conversation,That repeats all your flaws loudlyThat routinely provides evidence of your inadequacy.What has that little voiceEver gotten you in this life?Why do you defend its existence?Why do you tolerate its […]
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Have you ever seen hair Growing an egg? You won’t. Have you ever been on the edge Of some great adventure, On the cusp of a worthwhile, audacious project And then searched long and hard For the one reason Not to show up? You’ll probably find it. But the fact that you had to search […]
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If you go about searching for exclusion And disqualification in the world You will surely find it. And that does not mean it’s all in your head: It’s really there But your insecurity makes it that much more so. What really bothers us sometimes Is that people seem to discern from afar What we wrestle […]
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