Let these actions be birthed from spite not. This is a fairest form of self-care, a curse upon distraction and sabotage and a blessing upon each beautiful stranger I’ll never bless in the flesh. My sorcery is a work in progress, yet my fingertips feel the power sprouting from each touch laid onto touchscreen. Therefore, […]Read more "– the block is hot –"
‘Limit’ is not in the vocabulary of this spirit, a stubborn big warbler with a song proudly exhaled from the diaphragm and not the throat. ‘Limit’ is not in the vocabulary of this spirit, an meddlesome journeyman who comes across the hell and high water and treks into the fire and flood ever courageously. ‘Limit’ […]Read more "– almighty –"
I am a queer man of color living on a plain that cross-examines most of my merit and emphasizes much of my fault. I too live in my triumph, I too learn from my tragedy… does that not brand me a success? ~ ~ D.J.WRead more "– a success –"
Son of mother, crumb of cake, hand of clock, all these pieces of nouns with no natural bridge to one another, all still important connections in the larger conspiracy. Just the same, this peace of me is my child, my descendant, a legacy less palpable than live flesh and just as vital. It has taken […]Read more "– peace of me –"
I am love. I am love. I am love. I am loved. I am loving. I am lovable. I am lovely. I am lovelier than yesterday. I am black love. I am 1980s R&B quiet storm love. I am love raised by a single mother. I love to laugh, love to sing and dance. I […]Read more "– reproduction of affirmation –"
Praise be to those who do not know the weight of ghosts that cannot appear to them, they who muscle up, level up, rise up with better effort than the weaker vessels trapped in a recycled purgatory with their misfortunate hauntings. Why blame them for not encompassing a pain they never had to endure or […]Read more "– fool body –"
I shoot free throws with my dreams too regularly. Jotting down or typing up places I need to visit before the final buzzer, destinations are as grand as Glasgow or as mild as Marquette, MI. So unfortunate and so often though do I crumble up, delete, or airball each list when the adversary plays foul. […]Read more "– recreating travel lists –"