Category Archive: Raw Posts

Everything is Perfect

I had a dream in my half-awake state while coasting with 70 strangers on a congested bus headed upcountry. In this dream, my life had no chronology, no narrative – only mystical reflections… Continue reading

Here’s What I Want to Say After 3 Months of….Not Saying

I have been quiet because I’m tired of being misunderstood.  Misunderstanding seems to often relate to privilege / marginalization versus perceived privilege / marginalization. But now I have realized misunderstanding is unavoidable – even… Continue reading

Thanks for reposting a Mandela quote. Are you ready to die?

The world responded immediately to Nelson Mandela (Madiba)’s death: with Facebook posts. Twitter and other social media websites were blown up with pictures and quotes of one of Africa’s most notable contemporary elders.… Continue reading

“If you go to one of those third world countries and come back here, you’ll kiss the ground you walk on.”

Have you ever felt the difference between going through something that feels impossibly difficult while knowing you are exactly where you need to be – and going through hell for absolutely no fruitful… Continue reading

Why I Should Be an Alcoholic

I once knew physics well for A few months A bomb descended I Couldn’t stop it (but on paper I knew) The impact was absorbed by the Face of a laughing child And… Continue reading