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    The boys at school and I disappeared between classes passed tobacco between our hands like water at the well smoke signals provided translation between multi-coloured kids wagging in a vacant lot We met there between family and school felt most at home in the no-man's land where the old and the...
    May your pen grace the page at the same pace as your brain May your grey matter From now on No longer be grey May you mean every word that you say And may writing your lines Be the way that you pray Get up Step up Never let up Get your setup Set up Get recording Get stories pouring Ignoring your...
    Every woman has 1000 bodies all encyclopaedic layerings a milky way of silent orbits & galaxies pumice stone lungs sedimentary thighs granite ribcages you refract light in a major key I'm still learning how to catch the tune I stumble through until full moon where you wait for me...
    When the dust settles and we take off our masks and helmets remove our gloves and armour kneel in the dirt drinking water from calloused hands When we bury our burdens beneath the ashes of last night's battle burn closed our wounds and strap our heavy shoulders when we stitch our human flesh...
    Αθηνά the goddess my ancestors once worshipped still sits perched upon the columns of the Acropolis make no mistake The circling bird that would sit on Socrates’ shoulder whisper into the ear of Pythagoras and who wiped the tears from my great, great, great, great, grandmother’s face She came to...
    In the city scars fall upon us without warning through debilitating accidents acrimonious attacks and love And to feel better in the morning  we are reborn  through self-hate  and an impossible escape to another love Left screaming at the gods for inventing pain  we continue sharpening our...
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