Pattern Interrupt

I’ve been thinking a lot about the word Humanity since I penned a piece with the bold title. So, I looked it up. Not on the fancy,...

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Only Light will Save Us

When Paris was attacked on Friday November 13, we felt it— all of us. For some it was a punch in the stomach, so hard and fast that...

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Grief

It grabs you won’t let go sits on your heart and waits to erupt in an unseemly untimely manner for you to stammer in words that lack...

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Why We Need Unique Women

Growing up as a child of a biracial family, my idea of beauty was distorted. I was a kid with crazy out of control hair, surrounded by a...

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First Try

Vague, repetitious, harrowing flashbacks – And wondering if it’ll ever happen again. Why not? If it did before and then again,...

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Back to Birth

In our culture, we have been conditioned to believe that birth is something to be dreaded, feared and abhorred. So much so that we blindly...

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White Knucklin’ it.

Straight stiff upper lippin’ it. No tears allowed—stay proud no matter how loud the noise in your head becomes. No money?...

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Do Over Dances and New Old Beginnings

She walks the same streets day after day, night after night, summer raspberry swirl sunset evenings, winter icicle frost bright and...

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