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Never arriving

When you think about it, everything of this world is in a perpetual state of yearning. Never quite fully arriving. Never finished departing. Just needling further, burrowing deeper, fading or appearing slowly. There’s never a point where something absolutely stops or begins. Everything is astray. I see this in seeking roots, feeling their way through …Continue Reading >>>

Decentering…

In short, decentering ourselves means the questions of indigeneity, where we come from, and what we do with that information, are now infinitely complex matters. The mere finding of answers is no longer enough in a world that resists resolution. Bayo Akomolafe

Muscae Volitantes

A while ago, I read about the curiously shaped, worm-like, floaty things that we often notice swimming in our field of vision. There’s a name for these things: muscae volitantes. They are annoying, disturbing the clarity of our focus and yet resisting full definition themselves. With these critters, you cannot have a ‘closer look’. The …Continue Reading >>>

Diagonally…

Don’t be too afraid of criticism or being ‘wrong’. Whatever crosses you out brings you to your queer lineage. Whatever crosses you out complements you, and reminds you that no one stands up straight and tall upon the world. We stand diagonally.

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Falling might very well be flying – without the tyranny of coordinates.