The first Vagabroad story on the site, “Everything Matters”
is the name I gave to the voice of inspiration that says
it’s time to write something down.
This now-named voice narrates this series of ideas.
Call them journaling prompts, call them archival material,
call them notes to self, or call them abstractions of the subjective concrete.
This is a series of concepts awaiting exegesis that eventually
forms pieces of ourselves-our very skin, even- that enable us to navigate the soulful journey
and create a place for our souls, bodies, and ideas in this world.
Healthy interrogation of where we are and who surrounds us,
present motive and blueprint for both building and navigation,
and a thoroughly fleshed out dialogue with ourselves--
this is what matters when we take pen to blank book
and dare to tell our sides of the story.
When it comes to reimagining, documenting, and archiving ourselves
in the present tense for sake of discovering possibility in the woman
we are when we reach the woman we will be,