My voice may not be a siren, but at least it sure as hell
isn’t a bullhorn that could rupture eardrums in a split second.
I will never be able to talk about my feelings
the way a trail of bloody footprints leads to the crime scene
of a murder victim: clear and full of…
Empathy isn’t just remembering to say ‘That must really be hard,’ it’s figuring out how to bring difficulty into the light so it can be seen at all. Empathy isn’t just listening, it’s asking the questions whose answers need to be listened to. Empathy requires inquiry as much as imagination. Empathy requires knowing you know nothing.