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Aug 17, 2022
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Oyster shells, NC, Bird Island, 2022
Apr 1, 2022
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My Philly firsts

#1 sharing space #AWP22 with an SF legend #samuelrdelaney #Afrofuturism

#2 viewed liberty’s crack

#3 amazed at the power of objects: cups & saucers & spoons

China Wedge (1994) by Mei-Ling Hom

Mar 3, 2022
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“I Go to Prepare a Place for You”

“I Go to Prepare a Place for You”, 2021 by Bisa Butler

The Smithsonian’s acquisition of Bisa Butler’s quilt of Harriet Tubman

quilted cotton, silk and velvet

jaw dropping gorgeous! #bisabutler

Mar 3, 2022
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Keep Off

On a walk with Wally.

To BLM plaza and back.

No leg lifting. Makes sense.

Mar 29, 2021
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New arrival

buds bursting

like the crack

in my left

wisdom tooth,

ground down

after winter.

Mar 12, 2021
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bulbs are starting to pop (just like us)

Mar 10, 2021
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Park(ed) Memory

someone or some (history) blanked

abe’s eyes (out) in front of a building

3000 miles away from me now/home.

he got shot (not too far) from me in now/new home.

this/his bust isn’t exactly busted

but those eyes – eerily bruised

like justice or (us)

Feb 27, 2021
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Divorce (CA): Church & Duboce (?)

Not missing you at all.

Feb 26, 2021
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Bulls eye

evidence of flinch, (my) flinching

learned to pull a trigger

strapping up perhaps, there is (was)

a war & the (Right’s wrong) Trump (is)

coming for people (othered) like me.

evidence of flinch, (my flinching)

the Glock was heavy loaded, loud.

recoil a surprise. steady. breathe.

release. bulls (eye). bulls (eye).