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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My Dress is Political

My Dress is Political. It empowers me and inspires others to follow suit. Maybe. My dress doesn’t give you permission to treat me differently. Especially in your businesses and shops. But I will kindly tell you why I wear this dress. I’ve earned my money wearing my dress. And I kept my dress on while […]

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The Loss of Self Care

Different kinds of ways to cope. Trying not to lose all hope. My pen holds my truth and notes. Poems and work and useful quotes. I lost two notebooks. Trying to deal with losing tools of my muse. That harbor my thoughts. My healing. Carrying words that I wrote about them. Carrying not in my […]

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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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