ADVICE TO MYSELF #2: RESISTANCE

LouiseBy Louise Erdrich (right), recently published in Orion Magazine’s beautiful compilation of essays “Women and Standing Rock

Resist the thought that you may need a savior,
or another special being to walk beside you.
Resist the thought that you are alone.
Resist turning your back on the knife
of the world’s sorrow,
resist turning that knife upon yourself.
Resist your disappearance Continue reading