They Will Find You

Personal Narrative
be still and let them find you/they will come when they are ready ~ruth foreman So says Ruth in a poem featured in Flat-Footed Truths: Writing Black Women's Lives. She is talking about your words, your stories. They come to you and through you at the anointed, appointed time. I am finding this to be true in my own life. It has been quite an evolution really - moving from wanting to write my life to becoming ready to actually do it. The more I read from women who are unabashedly unafraid to narrate their lives, the more I feel the urge to do the same. This has gone through various manifestations over the past two decades: I want to be a writer! I should write, but I have nothing…
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