For the village of strong women that raised me. I am indebted, always.
I will always need another body to follow through the fog
another voice to cut through the darkness
a thousand more tongues to set alight when our syllables
more fingernails to watch collect ink and stone as they claw their way home Continue reading “A Song for Many Mothers”
I am eight years old when my father takes me on a ghost hunting tour
and I do not sleep for weeks afterwards.
My mind cannot shake the spectres on my dreams –
they have embedded themselves into the bricks that built the city
and pave the streets Continue reading “Eight-een”
Amy Beecham performs a poem about how important our voices are, especially when we’ve seemingly lost them. From Shoot from the Lip Heat 4, filmed in the Zephyr Lounge. Continue reading Picture of a Girl