Alignment: When a World Ends

On May 5, 2000 the planets Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn were aligned. This is why my friend dubbed me the Anti-Christ. He said the gravitational pull would end the world. Obviously this was my fault being that I was the only child born that day. As much as I was tired of […]

PTSD: Pandemic Teacher Shaming Discourse

Thread by @celebrantny: I will. Thanks for the advice. We have a title and no article so I do wonder what angle this person took. But all thechers comparing teachers to complaining brats is ridiculous. We are essential workers cause you’re mad at the pus… — Read on threadreaderapp.com/thread/1284774729300180992.html EXCERPT from thread. Click on the […]

Me and The Whirling Dervish

So I took my anger and energy and went to my park. To reclaim space from terrorists and the sun before humidity. As I approached the field I felt safest at, I saw a Whirling Dervish. I sat and chanted as he danced. https://gothamist.com/news/reports-nooses-van-cortlandt-park-met-nypd-indifference-bronxites-allege

Black/Loving 🖤🤍🤎

You are safe Here Beside me/ And if love Were a verb You’d do kindly/ To open your Your heart It’d be blinding/ I keep a window open Slide between the screen If you want to be seen Transparently/ I hold a space Big enough For everything you carry For the dark and scary/ You […]

Lovable Idiot: Forrest is For Real

In the film Forrest Gump, Forrest says: “My mama always said life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.” In the book, on the other hand, he says: “Let me say this: bei’n an idiot is no box of chocolates. People laugh, lose patience, treat you shabby. Now they […]

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