[silence or deafening noise]

it’s been hard to write anything in the past few days. i have held off from posting any poetry to give space to black voices, black artists, black activists and black lives. my heart is so heavy for black communities in the usa and around the world, whom history and governments have treated like secondContinue reading “[silence or deafening noise]”

[wearing thin]

let us meet here in this hour in this place where no one else can find us. like ghosts in the wind let us pass through each other spill our insides out to run freely in the woods. like waiters serving riches let us present ourselves readily dine on moral platters eat ravenously with ourContinue reading “[wearing thin]”

[describing the happiness of that morning]

that morning i sauntered  into the sun as it spilled on to the street. i skipped past the transparent blotches on the cobblestones like puddles on the table from the water jug over breakfast. i looked up. the sky was a beauty that morning. a newborn baby. flickering waves on the water. airplane clouds ahead.Continue reading “[describing the happiness of that morning]”

I’m calling you out on your double standard bullshit

It’s been an interesting and long week in politics, and I almost can’t be arsed to write this article because I’m sick of talking about it, of hearing Donald Trump’s name one more time, of hearing anything political at all because it’s all gone to shit. But I’ll write it anyway, hold tight. Last week,Continue reading “I’m calling you out on your double standard bullshit”

Happiness or full-time employment?

As a newly graduate, there is a huge stigma surrounding job-hunting. Finding a full-time job after you’ve thrown your hat into the air seems like a natural step for many of us, and yet not all of us want it. Yesterday I was offered a full-time job as a junior marketing associate with a topContinue reading “Happiness or full-time employment?”