Archives for October 2012

Vulnerability & Strength

“The transformation of silence into language and action is an act of self-revelation, and that always seems fraught with danger.  But that visibility which makes us most vulnerable also is the source of our greatest strength.”
– Audre Lordes

A man doesn’t fight to win.

“A man doesn’t fight to win.
It’s better to fight than to win”

– Cyrano de Bergerac

Replacing the Sunrise

We crossed the water –
shed –
tears.
Now the river flows the other way,
the tide
turns
over
turns
our universe,
and the sun rises from another horizon.

– Indigenous Rights Circle, KAIROS Circle fest, May 2012
I overheard a fragment of a conversation, “…replacing the sunrise…” – moved me…