Good morning, Privilege, my constant companion.
I am grateful for the showering of daily gifts, through no doing of my own.
Amidst these gifts, I acknowledge also the ways that your favoritism damages others, hampering my ability to ever be whole.
I am from…
I am from the big house on Main Street.
I am from the living room with the recliners and the couch in front of the big wooden color TV—not the restored and decorated Victorian half of the house, reserved only for entertaining and special occasions.
I am from my own room, with legos, in a maze of doors built in 1911 connecting each of my siblings’ rooms.
(A poem written as part of the White Ally Learning Lab workshop, March 12, 2011)
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My values are the qualities, things, or ends that I serve in the world. Where they are present, I encourage them. Where they are absent, I plant seeds. Where they are threatened, I protect them. At all times, I model them through my actions.