family, feminism, gender, identity, race, sexism, violence

April 30: Wear Red to End Sexual Violence

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and you may recall that earlier this month I participated in Blog Against Sexual Violence Day. There are a lot of events that have happened during April to raise awareness of sexual violence, and I've missed a lot of them for a few reasons - but tomorrow is one… Continue reading April 30: Wear Red to End Sexual Violence

literature, NaPoMo, poetry

NaPoMo: Poem for April 27

You can find more info about NaPoMo here, here and here.Red BerriesJane HirshfieldAgain the pyrocanthus berries redden in rain,as if return were return.It is not.The familiar is not the thing it reminds of.Today's yes is different from yesterday's yes.Even no's adamance alters.From painting to painting,century to century,the tipped-over copper pot spills out different light;the cut-open… Continue reading NaPoMo: Poem for April 27