Uncomfortable-Are You?

I am sitting with and examining why I think I should be comfortable? Why do I avoid the discomfort. I always prided myself in speaking up, but now realize I don’t speak up near enough because it is uncomfortable. What privilege!

Life is not comfortable.

Black people are not comfortable.

I am not comfortable making you uncomfortable.

I would rather stay silent.

Silence is complicity (not golden).

DISCOMFORT

D aring

I nsight

S mashes

C omplicitly (which)

O nly

M utes

F aith (and creates)

O bstacles (to face)

R eality (which is)

T ruth

#BlackLivesMatter

~RuthScribbles

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