Split This Rock Poems of Persistence, Solidarity, and Refuge – Naomi Ortiz

Seeker in the Borderlands By Naomi Ortiz Format: Written and Audio recording – https://blogthisrock.blogspot.com/2020/09/poems-of-persistence-solidarity-Naomi-ortiz.html?m=1 Content Notice: Migration, border crossing, PTSD, intergenerational/inherited trauma, state violence

Virtual Poetry Reading/Open Mic 3.19.20

A poetry reading in Tucson that was scheduled in-person, has been moved on-line, and you are welcome to join! Thursday, March 19th 7:30-9:30 Pacific Time (For the night people on the East coast, 10:30-12:30. Sorry, since this was an event which was moved on-line, the timing is late for ET.) For the poetry reading/open mic […]

What the Ancestors Want Us To See

“What the Ancestors Want Us To See” If we could remember from before _________our first baby breath or _________our first love-seeking scream We could remember all the ways love Permeates the atmosphere ______________________________Flooding through the silence ____________________A gift in every second “Time – what a funny concept” The ancestors whisper So much effort and energy […]

Poem: Disability is the embodiment of living multiple truths at once

Part of self-care is examining the gifts we receive in the experience of who we are. Even with parts that we may not have to choice claim, that are thrust upon us, we learn these gifts as we go. Have you ever written a letter to a part of yourself that you’re not sure you […]