Blessing for the Longest Night

All throughout these months, as the shadows have lengthened, this blessing has been gathering itself, making ready, preparing for this night. It has practiced walking in the dark, traveling with its eyes closed, feeling its way by memory, by touch, by the pull of the moon even as it wanes. So believe me when I […]

Thank You

I have just said Something Ridiculous to you And in response, Your glorious laughter. These are the days The sun Is swimming back To the east And the light on the water Gleams As never, it seems, before. I can’t remember Every spring, I can’t remember Everything- So many years! Are the morning kisses The […]

The Truelove

There is a faith in loving fiercely the one who is rightfully yours, especially if you have waited years and especially if part of you never believed you could deserve this loved and beckoning hand held out to you this way. I am thinking of faith now and the testaments of loneliness and what we […]

1 in 10

I am 1 in 10. 1 in 10 women living with endometriosis. That’s an estimated 176 million of us worldwide. We are your daughters, your sisters, your wives, your mothers, your friends. We are someone you know, someone you love. And today, I am speaking up to help raise awareness for this disease that has […]

A story that is only half my own

between the sacred and profane nobody hears me chant your name another year has gone again and i will never be the same. it was one of those days that never really ends; there were no goodbyes.  i remember the fog and the ice and the road leading me south. and that is about as […]

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