Poem for Mum
I’m Having Some Feelings About My Feelings.
I’m a walking mum tattoo The ink in my blood Is close as I can get to you And some nights I can sleep without one tear And some days I don’t need you here And some times I can hardly breathe And sometimes your face is all I see And I get up and I […]
Dear Sex Offenders – The Answer is NO.
I’m having some feelings about my feelings – about the way women have been mistreated and continue to be mistreated. About how I can’t go on Twitter or Instagram without reading women’s stories and their pleas for equality, fairness, and to be treated with decency and respect. I have dozens of personal stories of sexual mistreatment […]
The Importance of How to Hold + How Not to Hold.
There is a so much hurt happening in the world. People putting their hands where they don’t belong. Forcing themselves, using their power, their money, their reputation, their strength to behave weakly, inconceivably evil, unforgivable. I was taught at a very young age to “keep your hands to yourself” and “leave what is not yours alone” […]
There is a heaviness On her chest In her heart Throughout her breathing passage It blocks her breath It tightens her lungs It makes her dizzy Disoriented And in that heaviness There are cracks That are causing the universe inside her to crumble It’s like there’s nothing to grab on to There is no number to dialNo one […]