SNOWSCAPE The landscape is still-born Birth of winter brings blood to the snow someone is not walking but standing awkward space the corner of December Breaths are frozen leaving the pale orifices of mouths as though they were not inanimate Moving away fleeing the refuge of bodies And someone wanting the comfort of another thinks how people like trees are never fully reborn Snowscape, Kaushalya … Continue reading Snowscape
I used to love the roads as well as blood loves vein fleeing from running to the geographies of other maps where my race charted like a cartographer’s fantasy finds itself obscured by the deviance of our desire in all my darkness i have never lost the way nor forgotten the words of this lamentation Global Warning A motorcycle revs up the evening somewhere a … Continue reading Traveller’s Lament
This brief essay looks at the change in racist violence over the last century, making links between state and non-state actors.
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Say their names. Those who are being detained and subject to inhumane policies of family separation, those who die in the arms of frightened parents who cannot protect them, those who are terrorized in prisons built for little children. Say their names… Do not let the amnesia of profit fill the ether.Yes, I have again been reflecting on the state of the world… https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/video/2019/jun/26/us-border-shocking-photo-of-drowned-father-and-daughter-highlights-migrants-peril-video-report As … Continue reading Say Their Names! From the Borders to the Camps!
Ouroboros: The Snake Who Eats His Own Tail I’ve been thinking alot about the state of the earth lately. We are not living here, we are holding the planet hostage. And the ransom is too little, too late… In Greek mythology, Ouroboros symbolizes completion, wholeness, even the infinite. For me it has come to symbolize the cannibalism of capitalism, the ways in which all species … Continue reading Ouroboros
This post is about a place where I have experienced great pleasure, great awe, and deep sadness — the ocean. I have been fortunate enought to play and swim in the waters of two great oceans, the Atlantic and the Pacific. I have also learned to overcome my fear of the water, to see with new eyes, the life that lives within the ocean, and … Continue reading To See the Sea
A vibrant take on the centuries old game of Loteria and a homage to the beauty and rich power of Mexico!
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