Settler Tears (A Poem for the 215)

Donation Links: https://legacyofhope.ca/ https://www.orangeshirtday.org/ https://www.irsss.ca/ (Indian Residential School Survivors Society) https://reconciliationcanada.ca/ https://raventrust.com/ https://www.sniwwoc.ca/ (Support Network for Indigenous Women and Women of Colour) http://unistoten.camp/ https://downiewenjack.ca/ (Gord Downie and Chanie Wenjack Fund) I have struggled to find the words for this topic without giving into my white settler guilt or anger. I also thought a rant would […]

Happy (Belated) May Day!

Saturday (May 1st) was International Workers’ Day otherwise known as May Day. I wanted to make a post, but I was lucky to have a day off with my partner so we spent our time reading, painting, watching Netflix, and periodically napping. Our loved ones and general passions tend to be neglected in our pursuit […]

On Indignation: I Suffered So They Should Suffer Too!

I’ve never understood our propensity for defending institutions that have harmed us (or continue to do so), but I especially can’t understand folks wanting others to suffer as well. Those people like to preach fairness and personal responsibility without ever questioning the moral failings of that mindset. I have student loans and they’re taking a […]

New Year, Same Shit

Booze is just a miracle elixir, ain’t it? I spent my New Years Eve drinking cheap whiskey and it made me feel like everything was all right. It worked great for at least 2 hours until the chemical deception wore off and I was reminded that things fucking suck right now for most everybody. We’re […]