Live Virtual Group Session: 12PM EDT June 3rd 2022

Thank you to everyone who joined us for this session!

For this session we read a poem A Eulogy by Tania De Rozario, posted below. 

Our prompt was: For everyone

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A Eulogy by Tania De Rozario

for everyone poked so full
of holes, their own voice passes
through them, history escaping
the body in a series of echoes.
for everyone distilled into colour
of skin, choice of pronoun, place
of origin, length of hair, years, skirt,
name, limbs, medical record.
for everyone made to believe
that the petals of persecution
have blossomed from the buds
of their own paranoia.
for everyone passed over in favour
of a name that seemed easier
to pronounce,  was less of an assault
to someone else’s comfort.
for everyone accused of prolonged
adolescence, scars on their arms
marking time like a calendar, body
taking itself into its own hands.
for everyone blamed
for the stare, grope, catcall, assault
that cut like glass into flesh as if
they had asked to be broken.
for everyone deceived
into dreaming, everyone who left home
and family to provide home
and family, returning with nothing.
for everyone pumped
so full of doctrine, the guilt which ate
into their bones made them believe
breaking them was the only way out.

3 thoughts on “Live Virtual Group Session: 12PM EDT June 3rd 2022

  1. Elizabeth

    For everyone…

    For everyone who feels…
    Taken advantage of,

    Please know that we can…
    See you,
    Hear you,
    Feel you,
    Respect you,
    Care for you,
    Support you,
    Fight for you,

    You are not alone.
    We are all connected.
    We are everyone.

    Liked by 2 people

  2. For Everyone~~~

    for everyone who has cried ever-ending tears because their freedom has been taken from them.
    for everyone who has seen their children murdered before their eyes
    for everyone who has a set a goal, only to be blockaded by political and frivolous beaurocracy
    for everyone who has gone to bed hungry and cold, without any hope for the future
    for everyone who has no say in how they are governed
    for everyone who feels so small, that their voices go unheard
    for everyone who goes to sleep at night without hope that tomorrow’s sunrise will bring a better day

    For Everyone, my prayer is that the world will take notice of its shortfalls and move to make the world, make your corner of the world a better place.
    Right now, we are all like a “dog biting its own tail”… inflicting mutilation to ourselves and to our world.

    Liked by 1 person

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