motion, 7

we are a tribe with no particular location, carrying varied homelands, members of multiple diaspora-- home, heart, ancestry we search for nourishment in old places and new resign ourselves to the reality that we will always have certain hollows in our bellies or our hearts for the sake of filling others we celebrate that however … Continue reading motion, 7

keep

we learn to keep one another in pockets in our hearts, its many chambers voluminous enough to hold old loves old hurts old friends old charms old strangers errant moments long winters sunny afternoons sudden flashes of light glimpses of desire our families the ones whose blood we share the ones we fought to find … Continue reading keep