YOU

You laugh without understanding the context of what is being said to you. You pay full price for tickets in solidarity that guarantees you a spot in spaces that others cant access. You feel better that I am out, so you can out me when you introduce me to others. Your BLANK friend. Your BLANK […]

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A Funny Native

I was asked to go be the master/mistress of ceremonies for a community event in Bkejwanong. I’m kind of new to the whole self-booking and making all the travel and lodging arrangements myself? Thanks to the big move on reconciliation and a new flock of Grey Owls, I usually just let whichever colonial agent do […]

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Oh Cantada

I wrote this piece a day after the Tina Fontaine verdict was delivered. I wasn’t going to post it but I need to share how I was feeling emotions can be so raw. I was so angry. I still am. But after attending a memorial after writing this piece, I realized I need to channel […]

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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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My Cookies

Baking cookies can be a science   Measure all the variables and wait for reaction   Not acting fast enough can leave you burned   But you must try again   Because cookies are beautiful   A different type for different tastes   That one cookie that you dream about   Lust over   Creep […]

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It is Good

So much   That it is good   A bulb to create light   Growing   Learning   Loss can be tragic   It creates loss   It can equal tragedy   Positive   Constant   That look upon your face   Your outlook on life   Waiting too long for things to do it […]

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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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