while you sleep

please stay

  You wrap me up. Heavy breath behind me, hot and simmering around my forehead, bellowing into my face Your yellow arms cuff me… keeping me safe. Through glossy eyes..I  gaze at the red curls of hair along your skin. Pink nails on thick, long, fingers… Sturdy veins protruding up …

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Ra Ma Da Sa, “I Am Thou”

Image Credit: Stephanie Smith

Last night, I went to bed with deep sadness. I had the feeling of losing yet I hadn’t lost anything nor anyone. Tears swept my sheets until I finally drifted off to sleep. This morning, I arose happy and with no memory of the night before.  I was delighted to …

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~Mantra’s Story~ Making My Way Clear

Her-Story Badge

    I sit.. eyes still sleepy..lashes fluttering, but..Awake Just awakening from about a 15 year gray haze… Blurry shadowy figures, dim lights and distant screams Cursed whispers lie in the corners o f my eyes Sore hands wiped down my face Blistered feet resting on hardwood floor achy bottom …

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We Rise In Greatness (Tribute to Mothers)

Harvard Health Rights for Women

WE RISE IN GREATNESS We gather around the world to celebrate the genius of who we are and from all the greatness that we have come. We celebrate OUR Mothers We celebrate OUR Mothers OUR Mothers kisses, OUR Mothers strong holds, OUR Mothers guidance. OUR Mother’s pain; her love and …

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My soul is tired.

slave then

I’m tired. My soul is tired! Tired of politicizing. Tired of Fighting injustice. Tired of standing up for those who can’t stand for themselves. Tired of writing, tired of marching, tired of requesting, tired of begging, tired of forcing, tired of 36 hr. days… I’m tired of being able to …

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