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Recovery

I'm recovering in love I'm nurturing my relationship with Mother Earth Laughter shows up as much as the sun comes up I am surrounded by storytelling I am surrounded by trust Manual labor has brought be back to my body Curiosity killed my suffering I wander in hxstory And the spirits are teaching me how [...]

Write Your Story

I came to visit my Tia Rebecca in New Mexico. I love that she tells me stories about my ancestors. She also shares chisme about my living relatives. Luckily for them, I don't know them too well. I also don't judge them. I am just here to listen. I like learning about their lives and [...]

Have You Ever?

Have you ever felt detached from yourself? You see yourself from afar and your thoughts have divorced your body You are in one piece because your heart continues to beat, suprisingly Even though it seems like the dum dum dum that keeps you alive is miles away It's like you're the prayer and the devil [...]

Rose Thorns

You gave me a rose with thorns And expected me to hold it from the stem for the rest of my life You kept telling me to admire the scent And I did everything you said And while I have lived a life that I thought was all mine I never noticed how much blood [...]

Full Self

I stepped outside today I was my full self A hummingbird flew by To remind me that the beauty of this world never left Even though I haven't forgiven myself for my mistakes My guilt did not stop me from saying all that I needed to say I laughed and drank wine My mask was [...]

Momma Moon

The moon waves at a distance It has been my companion all along Only the moon knows all that has happened And like a mother, she comes out to wish me luck on my next adventure I'll see her again probably tomorrow She may be full tomorrow Or maybe the day after that I am [...]

No More

I won't step in the garden I worked hard to beautify I will not rip my wing off and give it to those who are afraid of heights I am no longer giving away large chunks of my energy I used to think that I would be able to gain all of it back one [...]

I Am

I’m a scattered brain I’m a lover An overthinker A lover of words including French words I am hopeful once again I think about colonization, oppression, and ways to fight the system often I like fiction but I read biographies and self-help books by womxn of color Men don’t impress me but I love it [...]