But at 36, I can leave
Wash the smoke off.

I go to prepare a place for you

1) There are mai tais. I’ve never seen you with a mai tai, don’t know what even goes in a mai tai, but the mai tais are there for me.

Ghazal: Morning

Over many rooftops the world glitters for us, in a sky bereft of ancestors.

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The Capitol building dome at night, yellow caution tape in the foreground

The Other Side of Imagination

This month, consider what resources you find yourself in abundance of if you are not Black. And if you are, which resources this month are you reclaiming?