here’s to women who are done.
done being told what to think and who to be and what to do and who to vote for and how to be likable and how you are not electable and what to eat and how hungry you are allowed to be and how you should really speak up more but it’s time to be quiet now and how you apologize too much but here are a hundred things you need to be sorry about and…
I am unequivocally committed to building an anti-racist community, and doing the work to dismantle white supremacy, violence against the black community, and systemic racism and anti-blackness in all of its complex forms. And: these words mean nothing without sustained action to support them.
It rained, it stopped raining, it rained again, it rainbow-ed, and then the sun made a surprise entrance in the middle of the ceremony that we couldn’t have directed better if we tried.
The adventure begins when we let go of how it’s supposed to go.
(This will probably be on every new year’s list until I either die or stop writing them)
Blurry eyes. Creative hearts. Can’t lose.