Category Archives: observance

“I don’t know”

I know the truth, on the hazy summer days when heat squeezes the odour out of breeze caught flowers, sweaty inner thighs, and chlorine pools. I know the truth of the sky in mid-turn, mid-hack in a cloudless space, dazed … Continue reading

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earthquake

gas masks, metal rods cowered underneath the pressure of overabundant friction. my brother left old skin behind, in the rubble. the tremor of neurons, or hands, or lands is cause for alarm (which is a tremor of neurons), (which is … Continue reading

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Tell your story, too(sday)

Originally posted on a4resilience.wordpress.com I was watching an episode of Jane the Virgin, where Jane and Rafael go to therapy to work out their differences for the sake of their son, Mateo. At one point, she said that the worst … Continue reading

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