Tag Archives: Political

#AnotherBlackBoy

Say his name And try to sit for moment with his parents’ pain Let those feelings swirl around your body and your brain Until it’s almost too much to bear Say his age And sit for just a moment with … Continue reading

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I March For You Anyway

You might think a bunch of people marching in pink hats is a silly, useless waste of time. S’all good. I’ll get on the bus anyway. You might think this is all about the party line pendulum, simply swinging back … Continue reading

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The Weight of the World

Once I realized how small the world was It didn’t weigh as heavily on me. It’s so much smaller than it used to be. And my time here is getting shorter. I ground myself in the present moment to keep … Continue reading

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Be The Light 

(for my kids) Grab your things! It’s time to go, forget about hindsight. Keep breathing, keep smiling, keep moving forward. Keep that disposition bright! The path will be obstacle ridden and steep, And dangerous at night. You may panic, your … Continue reading

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Another Teachable Moment

When I was around thirteen I took a trip to The City with a group of people. I think it was a church youth group, but I can’t remember the specifics. I do remember it was a cold day. We … Continue reading

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My (white) Privilege

Lately, everywhere I look there are articles about race relations, bigotry, and white privilege. The revolution has been going on for decades, but it seems to have picked up some steam recently. Another defining moment in history is upon us. … Continue reading

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