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Lalita Diaz

The One. The Many.

the wonder the aching awe of connection in motion chemical tendrils of afffection and harmonious humor an enlivening of the skin a widening of the eyes we meet in a…

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#MeToo. Date Raped. Again.

About a week after I published my #MeToo blog, I was date raped. I imagine some activists hate the term “date rape,” as it somehow softens the violation. But in…

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Wild, Open and Free

If you bow down in devotion, her rewards are infinite. if you demonstrate your healthy mind body and breath in shiva stance grounded, open, vast, seamless her veil lifts her…

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#METOO

I want to tell you my #metoo story. I feel trepidatious about this, as I’m sure many of you may have as you bravely revealed your stories of both traumatization…

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Take it All

What is that conquering force That drive to dominate save one’s self one’s people one’s land Ownership claimed. Game over. Everyone fight Protect what’s yours! What’s yours? What’s yours?! You…

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Desert Ritual

The Desert. Is it dead or alive? Traditionally the desert and I haven’t been friends. I prefer lush greenery, flowing rivers and the moist breath of mama ocean. But last…

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Now

Gasping at the illusions of my own making Waves of rapturous gratitude punctuated with blindfolded terror Lost in a world of what if’s and what now’s Finding slivers of solace…

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Nowhere to go, but in

wondrously full and empty miraculously here and absent the mud of my stuckness is inching up my thighs what an interesting way to live, wading in thickness nowhere to go,…

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