don't click here if you love Amazon Prime

Here are a few insights on how to put trust in where you send and spend money.

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welllll she's not dead yet! she can dance and she can sing!

There are so many warrior people walking around with heavy burdens, needing to still function and finance their existence.
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learning more about humankind than the human race

Living in Central America for a blink has allowed me to examine my indoctrinated ideas about sexuality, hospitality and communication.
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letter of intent: brought to you by a girl with groceries

I’m a storyteller not an engineer.
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if you want to be fluent, you should sleep with the dictionary

The sky here is a massive, porous air filter.
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hello from a gringa in a sunny jungle

I’m trying to soak it all up, be a sponge,
listen, learn, witness,
slow down, be gentle,
lend a hand whenever I can 

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our planet is dying, and it's my fault

What if we understood that the passage of time is actually a circle, not a double helix?
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haunted French pancakes give me the crepes

Out of a place of complete fear and wavering identity came a relationship that I will treasure forever.
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breaking my silence

I’m grateful for the people who work day in and day out to move in that direction. I’m grateful for the people who take the brokenness and muck of the world as material to make people laugh. I’m grateful each time I learn how to be subversive with love. I’m grateful that I’m a woman.
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It's getting colder.

“Hey, Gail! What’s the dumbest thing you did this week?”
Well, funny you should ask.
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Hey you, I think you're beautiful

Are you starting to feel like this blog is a trap to get you to read my poetry? You’re not wrong.
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Weekly Announcements from the Church of the Not-So-Virgin Mary

trust me, you'll get used to (by) it

Yet with humans, feelings get hurt when the line between trusting and using becomes blurred.
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For a species that lives in heated boxes

Maybe cities are the natural evolution of villages.
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Why you gotta bee afraid?

Because when I was a little girl, I watched adult women flee and squeal when bees approached. It was conditioned into me as a gender role. Now, they sit on flowers centimeters from my face, doing their work while I do mine.
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