Tag Archives: silencing

how dare you?

how dare you?                                    April 28, 2015 how dare you speak to me of equity or equality while clutching tight your power and authority how dare you claim the right to silence me … Continue reading

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like it’s a bad thing

like it’s a bad thing                                    April 28, 2015 you call me confrontational like it’s a bad thing. no, friend, no. it is a compliment. why, thank you! how else to know i … Continue reading

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Female. Feminist. Christian. Single-Mom. Addict. Liberal. Pro-gay rights. From a mixed-race family.

Human being. And child of God. That should piss off everyone.  What did I leave out?  Let’s see.  Poet.  Raised kids on Pell Grants and Medicaid for several years.  Experienced food insecurity at times.  Have five cats.  Worked in the … Continue reading

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