woman horizontal

inspired by the indigenous navajo creatix spiderwoman, woman horizontal is a close-to-the-heart project that has held different shapes over the span of 16 years. no matter the format — from narrative to meditation workshop to this still emerging work-in-process — it has become an embodied experience: my pilgrimage of verse, image and sound.

i. refuge

the sound of him

for us + spirit


tonglen in four parts

ii. reclamation

exhuming the empath

spirit. human. black woman.


done + been done

cardinal points

iii. resilience

how naked the heart

embodied wisdom: 15-mile meditation

spiritually bold + beautiful

elder song

iv. reconciliation

bless it all 

a posture of grace

prayer for remembering