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swimming with a selkie.

selkie |noun a mythical creature that resembles a seal in the water but assumes human form on land. The folk-tales frequently revolve around female selkies being coerced into relationships with humans by someone stealing and hiding their sealskin.  “Magic Words” In the very earliest time, when both people and animals lived on earth, a person could become an animal if he wanted to and an animal … Continue reading swimming with a selkie.

I have an inward treasure…

Responsibility to yourself means refusing to let others do your thinking, talking, and naming for you…it means that you do not treat your body as a commodity with which to purchase superficial intimacy or economic security; for our bodies to be treated as objects, our minds are in mortal danger. It means insisting that those to whom you give your friendship and love are able … Continue reading I have an inward treasure…

poetry | selkie self.

oh, selkie self. stacks of calendar days marked off searching through darkness in the midst of madness. wandering dirty streets opening the wrong doors heart breaking a million times over simply to find I have been hungry for myself most of all. eyes searching for clear shimmering true reflection. eye of the storm wreck me summon wreckage from ancient maritime yesterday tomorrow sanctify me through … Continue reading poetry | selkie self.