June 4, 2017

A Re-appropriation of Gutierrez's Liberation Theology

When Gustavo Gutierrez first put a definition to his theology of liberation—and, jointly, the “preferential option for the poor“—it was in the context of Peruvian poverty. […]
May 21, 2017

the way we turn on lights in darkness

the way we turn on lights in darkness— god would surely shut us off. the struggling filaments, caged in glass; the punctuation of a factory of […]
May 7, 2017

it is finished

last night, i shivered in a dream: me, the christ, stapled to a weathered gray cross and from across the sable expanse of golgotha a straw-locked barefoot ambled—his […]
April 25, 2017

undressing the truth

i am sorry to unbutton your v-neck vogue and ruffle the edges of your over-confident shirt; to pick apart the political plaid and crease the pleats of […]
March 26, 2017

A Letter to Paul: Where Is God?

Paul, Yours was an enviable task. In the old days, God came to you by vision and prophecy; He made himself known in ways indisputable. And […]
March 11, 2017

A Day in the Life of a Millennial

i can sleep until nine and that is my victory: captive only to the down. tho i still up and charge to the cabinets for craft coffee, routing tired teas and capsizing kombucha, […]
March 4, 2017

Spiritual Collapse

February 19, 2017

the reason for flowers

was a flower ever told it was destined for social contracts? that in our racist esteem of whites and reds and yellows, the petals secure coital confirmations? and […]
February 11, 2017

the marquis de sade eats at the french laundry

you’ll believe me when i say, the waiter— with his incorrigible rear, the nylon black of his faded work slacks hugging the bulbous cheeks— did not mean […]