Tag: Postcards to the Future

Postcards to the Future: ACTIVISM

“When we at KPI started this multi-month journey of protesting in place, we were in pandemic lockdown. Our primary thoughts connected social-distancing/physical isolation with remaining active and engaged in our families, community and world. With the spread of contagion surrounding us, constricting our movements, we had to think differently to care for ourselves and others

Postcards to the Future: HORRIFIC / Julie Patton

In this collage, visual artist, poet and performer Julie Patton shows a literal “world view” of the primordial mermaid who also sees the bones of Black people in the depths of the Atlantic.                       “This work is so pertinent to historically tied fins, souls tangled

Postcards to the Future: HORRIFIC / Metta Sama

In this poem Metta Sama presents a series of impactful statements on race in everyday life that, in the aggregate, convey the aggression of supremacist/bullying performative utterances.   WhyWeCan’tHaveNiceThings# I am terribly aggrieved about Atticus Finch being outed as a racist. I’d rather remember the good he did. Team Atticus! Saying that The Khaleesi is

Postcards to the Future: HORRIFIC / Adjua Gargi Nzinga Greaves

In this untitled poem, Adjua Gargi Nzinga Greaves pulls the lens on racial violence all the way back to explore the notion of “intra” racial violence, killing among members of the human race, identifying many of the differences we see as rationales to violence as even smaller than they are in our home on this

Postcards to the Future: HORRIFIC / Duriel E. Harris

In this long poem, Duriel E. Harris uses the list as a formal device to show an accumulation of the concepts of danger, horror, memory, within/through the body and the outside forces that surround the body.     He Who Fights with Monsters by Duriel E. Harris [excerpt] How many does it take to metamorphose wickedness