Self-Care Things I Need

Self-Care things I need: Solitude Frozen Yogurt Maya Angelou and Rita Dove Lakeview & Milkshakes with Shantel Yoga at home Silence Cleanse then face mask 4 hours at High Park My Humidifier Thai Food with Julian A mean winged liner Sixteen pages of meandering in my journal Matcha Green Tea Any tea, really.   Advertisements

40 Days of Silence

Recently, I’ve been feeling mentally and emotionally drained by social and professional obligation. It’s so easy to forget about your own self-care when you’re caring for others. As many of my friendships are a special bonds focusing on care I’ve decided it’s time to take 40 Days of Silence for myself. In this time I…

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I slept for too long and  Started having nightmares. One about a pitbull Who was disowned by his family And followed me home. He frightened me so I never let him in  But instead of leaving He stood on his hind legs  And pressed his weight against my apartment  Door.  My lock is loose and…

Politics at Dinner

Legend has it Politics shouldn’t be brought to the  Dinner table.  Though, When your existence is political  You do not have the privilege of  Leaving politics at home.  When you meet the parents  You bring your politics In your skin,  Your gender And your identity.