We Belong To The Light

We Belong To The Light

We Belong To The Light We’re not from here. Lifetime after lifetime, We’ve waited. And today, It’s certain. We belong to the Light! Been misunderstood. Got burned at the stake, Or on funeral pyres. Had throats slit for Speaking the Truth. But now, The suffering’s...
Vulnerable

Vulnerable

Vulnerable The drought breaks. Grace enters. Compassion pours into a heart, Encased in concrete. Resistance yields to Beloved’s tears. Worthlessness and shame wash away. Body softens. Eyes glow. Heart whispers, Be vulnerable. A rigid heart shatters. If this poem...
Done

Done

Done They stitched the mouths of the storytellers in my family. Stories brimming with Courage, Beauty, Love Got replaced by rule books On should’s and don’ts. That’s why I was born. With mouth stitched up. That’s why I put up and shut up Until everything...
Make Way As I Rise

Make Way As I Rise

Make Way As I Rise What I wanna know is How did you get away with it? Convincing me it was my fault I didn’t get the job. That I just wasn’t good enough. How did you gas light me Into believing I was a waste Of human resources The day I declared I was with child? But...
Reclaim

Reclaim

← Waking Up in the Outback Make Way As I Rise → Reclaim Patriarchy has obliterated Love. Now that you know, Get angry. Scream, weep. Then, Get busy. Dance. Sing. Paint. Sculpt. Write. Play. That’s how we Reclaim Power And bring back Love. If this poem...
Waking Up in the Outback

Waking Up in the Outback

← It's Up to You and Me Reclaim → Waking Up in the Outback Under the blue dome skies, Anklets jingle. Clouds of red dust blind. A screech pierces ears, Reverberate as words in my womb. ‘Wake up! Wake Up!’ I lift my head skyward. Mother Kali! Mother...

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