Sunday Afternoons

#23 Sunday Afternoons

“Men go to far greater lengths to avoid what they fear than to obtain what they desire.” ― Dan Brown

“What if it doesn’t work?”, she asked, “do it anyway.” the voice responded.  She sat quietly with her back against the wall, on her low white bed, and took a deep breath.  “What if it hurts?”,  she cried.  The warm voice replied, “Do it anyway.” She finally got up, walked around the bed and shouted, “What if I fail?”  There was a long silence.  After a few minutes, read more


and when we speak we are afraidour words will not be heard nor welcomed but when we are silent we are still afraid So it is better to speak remembering we were never meant to survive Audre Lorde, The Black Unicorn: Poemsread more