Twenty8

By denying racism, we are only bolstering the old patriarchal systems of the male white slave masters. It is important to acknowledge that race and gender were instrumental in creating and maintaining the support system of slavery that dehumanised Black bodies for centuries and glossed over their torture and pain. This mindset that slavery promoted … Read moreTwenty8

delire

Delusions are defined as fixed, false beliefs that conflict with reality. Despite contrary evidence, a person in a delusional state can’t let go of these convictions. 1. Delusion are often reinforced by the misinterpretation of events. Many delusions also involve some level of paranoia. Friends of mine sent Eirik texts thinking it would get him … Read moredelire

influenced by

“Tell me about a time in your life that you felt safe.” Me: “…” (Fidgets in chair, looks around the rooms nervously, and then finally sighs) “Can you define the word for me please?” She frowned. “Secure? In a space where no one will harm you?” I smiled, “oh that is easy,” I said. “Never.” … Read moreinfluenced by

Sprung

I walked by this on Friday afternoon and sent it to some people. It made me giggle when I saw it. Some of the reactions I got to it stirred up some weird commentary I had not expected. One person had asked me if I had felt appreciated. I stared at the message a moment … Read moreSprung