Black And Blue

Black And Blue. Black And Blue.
I stand. Black and Blue.
I love. Black and Blue.
Humans. Black and Blue.
Family. Black and Blue.
Neighbors. Black and Blue.
Communities. Black and Blue.
Tired. Black and Blue.
Hurt. Black and Blue.
Angry. Black and Blue.

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My Dead Black Siblings

My brother Alton is dead.
I never got to meet him.
He was imperfect.
The media really wants me to be aware of this.
They say it’s his fault.
They say that he got what he deserved.
But I know better.
My brother was a child of God Read More

This World Is Traumatized.

This world is traumatized.
And our species is
reenacting trauma
Violence. Dukkha. Maya. The Fall.
This is the screaming blood of Abel.
This is the chaos washed by the great deluge.
This is Jesus murdered
by the collective psychosis,
the collective darkness,

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Not that kind of Christian

House Bill 1523 has no doubt unearthed a firestorm that has been brewing beneath the surface for a long time now. People on both sides of the issue are very passionate and there is much disagreement. But, any vitriol or venom is the complete responsibility of the individual. There may be fear that these discussions...

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Coming Out

This past week, Missy, Silas, and I rented an apartment in the East Village in NYC. On Saturday we walked by a church that caught my attention for no particular reason. I always pay close attention when God does that to me. On Sunday we attended this church. The congregation was comprised of many minorities...

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