“There is a City Where Fire Burns Underground” by Kailey Tedesco and M. Perle Tahat

  M: I tell my friend who is not from the U.S., “There is a city where a fire burns underground indefinitely.”Watching the 2006 documentary The Town That Was centering the lives of Centralia’s residents from about the 1960’s neglects the history of the upheaval of indigenous people. I thought of Centralia while watching VICELAND’s Abandoned, in particular there was an episode on abandoned shopping malls (season 1, episode 1 “Ghost Mall”) where Ohio residents in their 30’s offer a tour of one of the malls. There’s a scene where one of the men is pointing to the smashed store windows … Continue reading “There is a City Where Fire Burns Underground” by Kailey Tedesco and M. Perle Tahat

Tarotscope for Pisces Season Featuring the Five of Wands by Kailey Tedesco

  Dearests, Tread lightly, but with purpose. Everything we need is all around us. This season is for healing, but healing may be the furthest thing from our minds right now. How can one heal when there is only the flood of pain oiling our basins, coloring the waters in which we attempt to bathe. The discord of Earth is palpable and our spiritual minds are heavy with the images of bodies, perfectly preserved, but trapped in our own muds. As children, we reached deep into a bog to unthread cranberries. We held them in our fists, and felt them … Continue reading Tarotscope for Pisces Season Featuring the Five of Wands by Kailey Tedesco