In this new age of technology, it is almost customary to share every detail about your life, everything you see or experience, with anyone who will listen.
Using our voices on social media lets us feel like we’re really here, like we have something important to say about the world around us. And in a lot of cases, this is a great thing; all kinds of voices from diverse backgrounds and points of view are able to reach new audiences.
However, in a climate where anyone on social media can see news about injustice happening from anywhere in the world…
The day the Typhoon came
the earth broke away to reveal
a monster that even the gods were
The bodies of animals disguise —
the souls of the Divine —
A mother & her winged son
bathe near the river of silk & crystal fish.
To escape falling skies, this mother &
son dip below the water’s surface
and take the form of two fish themselves.The mother conjures up a pale ribbon — as strong as weeds or a lotus flower —
and says, “Tie yourself to me, child, so we will never lose each other.”
writer, poet, + tarot reader. I write personal essays, poetry, and whatever else I feel like. get to know me on Twitter: @autumnj4nelle