It’s hard for me to figure out a way to begin this post. It’s a critique of anti-racist social movements, and at the same time, it’s an admission that Black […]
Little gnome king, and little gnome queen, looked out the window and saw Tuppett cling, to a toadstool, by the tree, by the swingset near the river by the firefly’s […]
A poem for my future, biracial children.
There once lived a Muppet named Tuppett, he liked to sit in a bucket. And when he was left unaware, gnomes would shave off his hair! And he would scowl, […]
(Image credit: Lily Riani, Globetrotter, http://lilyrianitravelholic.blogspot.com/2010_08_01_archive.html ) There once was a great warrior renowned throughout the land. He had fought in many wars, slain numerous monsters, defeated innumerable bandits, and […]
This is an essay I’ve been thinking about writing for over a year. It took a while, but I think enough time has finally passed since the frenzy surrounding Robin […]
magnolia smoothness, emerald to my eye, wrap me inch by inch, swivel me through humid earth, then unroll me with membraned white. i want to pulsate from hands to feet, […]
9am ET October 1st 2014, sitting in my office in Michigan, reading about Occupy Central with Peace and love– the pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong—I phoned my mother, who was […]