Dear Dr. Les Carter,

Dear Dr. Les. Carter, you slayed me today. Thank you for your ever gentle and clear reassurance that everyone deserves Dignity, Respect and Civility, that not everyone is going to be a safe place, but that we can be that for others. Thank you for your encouragement, Dr. Carter. In a world of sharp edges, …

blame the moon

I blame the moon. It’s 3am and here I am, staring at the shadowed ceiling from my pillow. She beckons and woos me, drawing on my blood and skin to come outside and bask in her light, dance under her mysterious blue reflection. She plays peekaboo with the sun, always pointing back to him, always …