earth

Posted by on Sep 27, 2015

One time I saw a cat try to cross a four lane highway. He wasn’t a full fledged cat, yet. His body was still small and fluffy, but he had those long legs and huge paws that said he would be a huge cat once he was finished growing. The last thing I saw before …

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air

Posted by on Aug 9, 2015

i was (re) born in Flint…. I wandered so aimless life, then praise the lord, i saw the light. now i’m so happy… only, being (re) born in flint, it didn’t make me happy. it didn’t fix things for me. in many ways, it made things worse. i’ve spent most of my life since flint …

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water

Posted by on Jul 14, 2015

the sound of water is everywhere. it starts in my abdomen, the soft whir of incoming waves building until it crashes into my ears. my hands go to my body and I try to pay attention, try to see the sun from under the waves, but my body relaxes and i sink… *** i went …

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fire

Posted by on Jul 14, 2015

when i was a child, a group of adults made me show them the hair on my back and how far my arms hung down my legs. they marveled at the dark hair that swirled across my neck and back, took eye measurements of my hands to leg ratio. then after discussing it amongst themselves, they …

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