THE  Feels: 

Poetry + Prose from the process

April 23, 2018

Humans Are Creatures That Ooze

Humans are creatures that ooze.

From the chin to the brow

and all the way down

humans are creatures,

creatures that ooze.

When they're feeling too much

they squish, squirt and spit,

flail, drip and cry,

laugh, ache, and die

from sadness and joy a...

April 8, 2018

The Jungle

Sometimes I'd look up to you for so long my neck would hurt.

You taught me how to listen while I was

Sloshing around in your footprints,

Sliding over your roots.

I learned from everything holding everything else up.

Tell me stories about your lovers

(some are...

February 15, 2018

You Yes You

With or without your lover

dance and remember the reason you're here.

What is your work? To Heal? Dance? Sing? Take things apart? Pull things together?

Today calls your bluff.

Boiling wonder down to one question:

ARE YOU OR ARE YOU NOT A DIVINE BEING? 

To those cl...

January 12, 2018

Cosmic Peep Show

As a piece of cosmos here on land,

I like to think 

we wear these skins like Christmas sweaters, 

filling these threads with power,

adding color to our nebulas

so that when we're done 

and get back up to the stars, 

we're right on time...

January 10, 2018


The Affirmation of Black Phoebe

Black Phoebe, 

You answer my prayers.

You find me each time

when I give up on hope,

undermine a leap of faith,

forget my place in the design of things.

Your timing

forces me to believe 

you know that I know,

and it brings me to tears.

Maya said "M...

November 14, 2017

Growing into your own skin

only to grow right back out of it

may be the perk of all the adulting you think you're doing.

All the challenging unglamorous moments 

of crying on the train, 

worrying your loved ones,

disappointing those you hold most dear,

expensive mistakes...

September 5, 2017

Hang On to Your Hat: A Prayer for the Living in the Nowadays

There certainly is a lot to do,

amidst all of the hullabaloo.

There certainly is a lot to see

going on with you and me

and me

and you.

So breathe.

May our eyes stay open, 

May the magic call,

Saying thanks

for eve...

April 2, 2016

Help

Oh sweet Everything

I feel wonky and weird 
Like all of my happiness could just disappear
from some lameness from strangers 
I can't hide from the world

So I sing it Badu style 
as an analog girl.

Doing my best is all I can do
I know I've had worst days 
I'll just see...

April 2, 2016

There comes a time when one must grow by questioning the notions that once made them feel safe. 

Perhaps everyone who is learning how to fall in love needs to understand a few things about the crane fly.

The Crane Fly

The crane fly doesn't su...

February 14, 2016

The Feels

I feel the breathing out and in

the beeps and buzzes under skin

I feel the inside outside in

the beeps and buzzes under skin.

Before We Know It

Before we know it

all of our things will fade and become other things.

It is How we love and live that lasts an eternity....

November 10, 2015

 ...My teacher taught me this. 
Approve me or disapprove me: I praise the Mountain Energy night and day. 
I take the path that ecstatic human beings have taken for centuries...
I have felt the swaying of the elephant's shoulders; 
and now you want me to climb on...

October 30, 2015

Everyday Altars

Altar (n.) : a usually raised structure or place on which sacrifices are offered or incense is burned in worship —often used figuratively to describe a thing given great or undue precedence or value especially at the cost of something else <sacrificed hi...

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