Between the lines where the history lies, there is a voice inside

When fighting for equality and justice and participatory democracy ‘in general’, women become tired of just making tea for the revolution, sleeping with the leaders, and typing their manuscripts. -D. Dahlerup (1986) The New Women’s Movement Marge Piercy’s “Barbie Doll” and “What’s That Smell in the Kitchen?” bring to light the struggle between societal views … Continue reading

Daily Heart

On days like today I count my blessings twice You are at the top of the line Never far from my mind. Kind Patient Never self-seeking You look at me with care in your eyes Always surprising me by what you say and do Never catching you in tangled lies, Leaving me in a constant … Continue reading

Please Could You?

Would you hug me and tell me it’s all okay? Will you pick me up time and time again? I will fall. Could your hands collect mine and guide me towards the ever wondering path of my life? Would you? Please could you? Your strength wisdom and love all say yes. Would you kiss me … Continue reading

Biography

Chances are that two years down the road none of this will matter anymore. But I cling to the hope that I’m stuck on you like glue, that you are stuck on me too. I no longer want to tear my tear stained pages out of my biography erasing memories only to hope that they … Continue reading

Lenses you see me through

Vulnerable I stand by you allowing myself to hold your hand tightly, I remind myself life is too short  to not love like there is no tomorrow. Your deep ocean blue eyes are attentive and I realize you are different the moment you ask me what I’m thinking. You look at me searching for answers … Continue reading