Instead of a ‘New You,’ Reconnect With Your OG Self

No more New Year’s resolutions. I’m giving myself grace in 2021.

Black woman singing freely into a microphone.

When I look back on the last 12 months filled with devastation and pain, Lucille Clifton’s 1993 poem “won’t you celebrate with me” comes to mind.

…here on this bridge between

starshine and clay,