OnBecoming is a memoir on rising through grief to be the self I always thought I would never be. I offer this creative nonfiction piece as a foreshadowing preface.
CW: Views humans as a part of the natural world, including predator and prey relationships. May not be appropriate for someone grieving recent death of a loved one. Cars retreat into their cavesDusk’s birds now plentiful.My soul’s light stands, gratefulthey are here, fillingthe space we left – for now. Reflects, gratefulfor the memoriesof grandfather’s farm. […]
The wind blows swiftly between here and there, rushing past each cheek leaving love’s mark – the commonness of community.
text source Contact,this is the moment when infection begins. How?Evolved, enabling. Smile, handshake, deceives. Welcomed in.commands, “More.” published 3/26/2020 Headline Poetry & Press
Dear Humans, Let me introduce to you My Mother, Nature. You have disconnected from her, forgotten. Well, here she is – revealing her full self to you. Vulnerable and earthy. I suggest you freeze. Stare in awe. She is not simply a beautiful tree or a tasty apple. She is not simply a microbe living […]
when buildings fell we redefined the powers of the powers that be. justified The New War- one like we’d never seen. hunted a belief system beyond bounds, an intruder foreign to our species, one we lacked immunity to – only carried fear of. if i were President, I would declare war against this […] The Reason, […]
to protect all –
i sit on the rings of Saturn,
look over these times.
i am reminded of the season,