Works

December 6, 2019

in AEON 2019 

December 5, 2019

“I've traveled. All over. I've never seen anything like you. How could anything be put together like you? Do you know how beautiful you are? Have you looked at yourself?'

'I'm looking now.”
― Toni Morrison, Paradise 1997

November 26, 2019

".....Butler's work is only going to become more relevant and necessary as time goes on."

A woman for all time. 

November 26, 2019

“Choose your leaders with wisdom and forethought.
To be led by a coward is to be controlled by all that the coward fears.
To be led by a fool is to be led by the opportunists who control the fool.
To be led by a thief is to offer up your most precious treasures to be s...

November 19, 2019

I've never met anyone who got everything they wanted in one person.  Sure, in the beginning it, it feels like it's, that it could be magnificent and then you start to see well, they got a couple little flaws.  And that's okay because in the real world all you can do is...

November 14, 2019

“All that you touch You Change. All that you Change Changes you. The only lasting truth Is Change.”
― Octavia E. Butler, Parable of the Sower

“Embrace diversity. Unite— Or be divided, robbed, ruled, killed By those who see you as prey. Embrace diversity Or be destr...

November 14, 2019

“How objects are handed on is all about story-telling. I am giving you this because I love you. Or because it was given to me. Because I bought it somewhere special. Because you will care for it. Because it will complicate your life. Because it will make someone else e...

November 7, 2019

“Sometimes it has seemed to me that life is a series of punishments for such moments of unawareness, that one forges one’s own destiny by what one doesn’t notice or feel compassion for; that what you don’t know and don’t make the effort to understand will become the ve...

April 1, 2018

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