I Am Afraid

I am afraid  

(it came to me, the other evening

standing in the absurdly overstocked grocery aisle)


I am afraid


That I will suddenly start crying


& never (that is ever ever ever)

be able to get the tears stopped.




‘Quote of the day’ with this post: “Your silence will not protect you.” – Audre LordeSister Outsider: Essays and Speeches


p.s. neither will your money, btw.