Atena O. Danner

Full name: Atena Danner

Atena, a Black woman, smiles slightly outdoors, looking directly into the camera.

Atena O. Danner (she/her/hers) is a poet, artist, and activist. In addition to supporting liberation movements with words and songs, Atena has published poems in Shelter in This Place: Meditations on 2020 , Struggle, Elevate, Celebrate: An Anthology of Women’s Voices, and in the inaugural issue of "understory quarterly," an independent online zine. She lives north of Chicago with her partner and two free Black children. Atena's upcoming book will be published by Skinner House Books. Keep up with Atena's work and happenings on her website.

From Atena O. Danner

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A poem by Atena O. Danner.

By Atena O. Danner | December 15, 2022 | From Spirit
Tagged as: Abundance, Money, Wealth

Loss binds us together undeniably.

Affirmation | By Atena O. Danner | August 23, 2022 | From WorshipWeb
Tagged as: Brokenness, Connections, Grief, Healing, Kindness, Suffering

I offer my "Ouch" with hope and trust.

Meditation | By Atena O. Danner | August 18, 2022 | From WorshipWeb
Tagged as: Anti-Oppression, Connections, Forgiveness, Humility, Living Our Faith, Relationships, Unitarian Universalism, WorshipWeb, Worship

The 2022 volume of the inSpirit Series, Incantations for Rest is an invitation to slow down and rest for those exhausted by the demands of a racist, ableist society.

Book | By Atena O. Danner
Tagged as: Activism, Anti-Oppression, Community, Justice, Nourishing the Spirit, Anti-Oppression

If I want well-being to be my truth, I must reclaim and protect it.

Reflection | By Atena O. Danner | January 26, 2022 | From Braver/Wiser
Tagged as: Anti-Oppression, Body, Limitations, Self-Care, Worship

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