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On Charlottesville

There’s a difference between remembering our history and honoring it, glorifying it. Remembering it means we make reparations. It means we listen to other keepers of history. 315 more words


How many todays till eternity?

How many todays till eternity?


Calling the name

(thousands of trumpets  twisting the air)

a stamp, a picture, a drop of sun

(encircled by lines and dots) 47 more words


Swil Kanim on "Make No Bones About It." August 6th, 2017 at 4pm


Swil Kanim, US Army Veteran, classically trained violinist, native storyteller and actor, is a member of the Lummi Nation.

Because of his unique ability to inspire audiences to express themselves honorably, Swil Kanim is a sought-after keynote speaker for conferences, workshops, school assemblies, and rehabilitation centers. 118 more words

Make No Bones Shows

home is where healing is

the dark beckons, with open arms. not quite as warm as a lover’s
or as safe as someone i actually trust. intimate. not the dark of the moon where… 124 more words


The Gifts

After losing my baby girl, a friend sent me a gift. It was a shawl, knit by a member of her church. I tried to wrap myself in it several times, but I just couldn’t. 417 more words


Inside the Box

There is a small white box in my closet.  It held Iris’s ashes before we scattered then.  I don’t need the box; it was only a delivery mechanism, a transportation method to her final resting place.  346 more words

Release. What I Need.

Forever into the Unknown


angels who lose faith
fall to the ground
and I have known
such an angel or two

when the sky breaks… 50 more words