Category Archives: humanity

The Cancer of Hate

The cancer of hate cannot be cured by the razing of monuments or the National Guard. Its legacy envelopes our pure and precious babies, infects institutions and poisons the rivers of love that nourish souls. The vitriolic vocabulary of hate … Continue reading

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In Memory of The Pulse Nightclub Victims

A repost from 1 year ago.* This poem was inspired by the recent Pulse Nightclub tragedy in Orlando, Florida, a town I grew up in and live near today. Like millions of others around the world I have so many … Continue reading

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The World We Want

Up early to meet the morning, the same one that’s already over on the other side of this big blue ball we populate. None of us having the slightest notion of what this rotation will bring. Oh, we have schedules … Continue reading

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Intersecting Lives

The picture came first and the words second. Sometimes it’s the other way around. I may have been teaching geometry all week.  #6 for National Poetry Month 

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Life’s Pain

A writer friend of mine recently posted a question about what the world would look like if we truly knew each other’s pain. Physical or mental, self made or uninvited, leaving visible scars or ghostly ashes, yours and mine, his … Continue reading

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The Best Part of Me

                                                It’s ironic to be writing this now, way past midnight, on a night I should be … Continue reading

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