to stop shouting long enough to hear

Tonight, as I was reading a Mail & Guardian article about some of the depressing responses to Michelle Obama’s recent speech at Tuskegee University’s commencement ceremony, something was triggered within me that provided some clarity on a feeling that has been bothering me subliminally for a number of weeks. The internet backlash from Michelle’s speech reminded … More to stop shouting long enough to hear

Surviving: Day 2

Following the armed robbery on Saturday night, I am trying to write down my emotions and thoughts as they pass through me this week, capturing just a few of them here to share the raw experience of my journey in the immediate aftermath of this trauma (though I find myself disliking the  word ‘trauma’ intensely!). It’s both my … More Surviving: Day 2