PLACES

Do you ever find yourself surrounded by strangers and think, “what if, in a moment from now, is the beginning of the end of the world; and this is who you’re stuck with: STRANGERS.”   You don’t know who they are, what they are planning or if they are plotting against you. I’m Native, so […]

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Count Down

Count Down – September 3, 2014 The clock ticks and time talks As this teeny tiny person hears a tingling twinkle The twinkle remembered as a child challenges classmates like a game of chess The teeny tiny person began having marvelous mind mingling moments to themselves Tantalizing thoughts of teeny tiny persons who were similar […]

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My First Love 

​My First Love It is hard to leave him behind  To walk away from the man that held me  As a baby and also as an adult  He is hooked up to machines  That do the work for him More time for word searches Some days are better than others Today he does his best […]

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Whatever You Call It

Setting an example for someone else to follow   To inspire   To encourage hope   To try   To obtain inner peace   Chasing it to distant corners   Tasting it   In short, sporadic intervals   Maintaining a light in a hurricane wind   So that others can see it   Sometimes they […]

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Found and Lost

I dreamt that 2SLGBTQ rights were overturned.  That we were criminalized again.  That we were hunted down.  Made to confirm to people who we were not.  Assimilated.  Terminated.  Because of our love.  Because of the misunderstanding of others.  No more parades.  No more marches.  I saw my exes get taken away.  My friends turn into […]

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Beasts

Animate objects both big and shiny. Bend through the rivers, the trees and clouds. Crowds gather to witness such creatures. They’ve never seen them before. Wondering how they move. Producing smoke without fire. Do they breath? What lessons do they bring? Mass creations with no vision. Children laugh and watch. Adults approach with caution. The […]

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A Haircut

August 8, 2016   A haircut is felt with many emotions.   Equating if a a side bob or a simple trim would suffice.   Snip, snip, snip a stylist uses all tools that they come equipped with.   A transitional time that we usually choose for ourselves.   What if someone else is pulling […]

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