Category Archives: Personal Story

New Year of Spirit Writing

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Spirit Writing There are stories waiting to be told inside of voices inside of spirits that haunt me. As a child, when I heard them, I would shudder. In waking life, they would speak to me in whispers and sometimes … Continue reading

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Journal-Travel-Place – OM to Michigan

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True to H(e)ART: 40 Years of Writing and Art from the Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival, has a call for submissions on experiences at Michigan.  Alongside that call are women asking me throughout the week – “how is your return?” And … Continue reading

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The Boat – When Living your Dream

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This morning would have been a perfect morning for a Spirit interview.  I woke in the sunlight with the sound of the fan streaming at 6:45.  Wait, it’s Sunday, back to sleep! At 9:30, I woke to a grand stretch, … Continue reading

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Marriage: Some Intersections of Art & Archiving

Art and Archiving? The artform I choose is writing – a very controlled medium. With words I can dance, create music, and conjure worlds that I’ve never dreamed could exist unless I made it so. In sentence structure, I find … Continue reading

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Once Upon a Home – Kimani Gray Organizing in my Bush

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My Brooklyn is a woman’s torso, whose limbs exhaustively reach to the outer boroughs, but whose heart will always beat the rhythms of Church Avenue. My Brooklyn is under attack. It is eating itself alive. It has a virus, and … Continue reading

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Yield to Call

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It has something to do with Directional signs -the Saturn. Armed with a permit since last summer, it wasn’t until two Sundays ago that I had my first driving lesson.  My hands gripped the steering wheel, and I sat, staring … Continue reading

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Time Travel

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From the mountains of Afghanistan, grows a gem called Lapis Lazuli, a piece of rock that forms the color blue, and has been known to provide the healing benefits of love, through the power of discernment.  Any source will tell … Continue reading

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Undeniable Stillness

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Traveling has been a theme for many women experiencing their Saturn. Just recently, I went to Singapore and Bali, and met a friend there, one who I met at Michigan in 2009.  These days spent drifting through the realities of … Continue reading

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My Grandmother’s Altar

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Happy International Women’s Workers Day I’m a bit late with the salud, but not really. I wanted to share with you all the text I read for Rivers of Honey last Friday.  If you get this in time, you can … Continue reading

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In Sickness and in Health

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I’ve been out of work for the past two days, sick with the weather inside of my skin.   A thunderous storm has invaded my belly; I’ve been walking with a rain-stick, and it works, now I am in eternal dripping. … Continue reading

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