What gorgeous hands molded you all? My eyes long to know the answer. Bold with wonder, I cling to fantasy of wandering over and under all that you three possess. Forgive those unfortunate, foolish, ungrateful, and blind enough to not recognize royalty right in front of them. I will not be one who takes any of you for granted. […]Read more "– susana, gabriel, verdugo –"
Spitting venom, the physical AND the verbal, on Asian women this Monday morning… under heat, under judgment, under waves of man-made disaster created by machines called governments that neither care to know your name nor care to know your story, machines called governments that neither care to know our names nor care to know our […]Read more "– misplaced ire from an irate black man –"
Our text messages tell the tale of our romance. New emojis create new pages in our narrative. Every “good morning, my darling”, each “good night and sweetest of dreams”, all the back and forth of adoration between us – they all cover my palms in gold, and while my fingers do not tremble, my heart […]Read more "– motorola lovin’ –"
I am not God. I mean, what great fortune would mine be to have assembled such a vessel as you are. I see how the morning stars greet your face, your limbs, your heart, and all that flows within. To even place words into this specific moment is treading with such caution, I do not […]Read more "– good morning “oswald” –"
Squealing for joy in the building staircase, late into the daytime, lately I’ve been over my head and over the moon, still overjoyed at arms overreaching. This is the feeling of a fourth quarter comeback… but the game has yet to commence. ~ ~ D.J. WhisenantRead more "– this is a big deal –"
Waking up in distress, failing to apply yesterday’s teaching – the F on my test has been earned. ~ ~ D.J. WhisenantRead more "– mistake of the day –"
The twister has landed inside, rearranging my possessions, strangling my obsessions. It’s more difficult, even dangerous, to clean up the remains. It’s more dire, for I’m tired, to handle chores and gain. If I fight just long enough, if I fight at all, this time, the weather will change its course soon and very soon. […]Read more "– rain on a weekday morning –"