When Fight Gives Way to Flight

Ashley Strahm
5 min readJan 1, 2022

Considering my escape from a country that no longer serves me

Photo by Julia Joppien on Unsplash

“It’s morning in America, but I just can’t see the dawn;

I’m mourning in America. I just can’t see the dawn.”

—American Love Call, Durand Jones and the Indications

I’m tired of fighting. It’s time for flight.

Ashley Strahm

Jersey roots, Durham fruit. Committed to justice, enthralled by stories, and inspired by an equitable future for us all.