Looking out over the ocean
where memories spiral around.
Turning time into suffocation
when fear arched up and drowned.
- Natalie Mik
How much air is too little to break the mirror?
Which of us is really free of blame?
Who can throw the first stone?
- Luisa Valenzuela (from Other Weapons, 1985)
Reenact as a method of urgency.
Injured but resistant.
Resist the fear. Resist the blame.
Dance away from death.
time made visible
movement to energy
energy to power
power to change the now