Category Archives: humanity

The People Who Learned

National Poetry Month Day 10 The __________ Who __________ Prompt The People Who Learned Once upon a time not long ago, on the 3rd planet from the sun, a group of beings called humans had almost had their run.   … Continue reading

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Epilogue

A Dream of What The Pandemic Birthed   The mornings had grown increasingly protracted, seeming as if scores of them were squeezed into one. A certain variety of melancholy grew symbiotically along with each, until the day so long awaited … Continue reading

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Messenger

I met a messenger yesterday. After my workout at the gym, I headed beachside to the “Funky Mermaid Coastal Art Show”, looking for inspiration for decorating our new house in Margaritaville. I guessed he was mid to late 80s, with … Continue reading

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Rocketman Made Me Think These Things

Yesterday I lost the sense of being protected. Today I found the definition of my biceps. Yesterday I lost the mustard seed necklace given to me by my grandmother.  Today I found cashmere memories in a 3 PM rain. Yesterday … Continue reading

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What Is Your Verse?

In my Montessori educator training, I learned the philosophy of “Cosmic Education” and how it is the work of the educator to guide and enable each child to seek and find their cosmic purpose, their verse. Each of us has … Continue reading

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The Cancer of Hate

This post was originally spurred by the events that occurred at the Unite The Right rally in Charlottesville, VA last August, but unfortunately remains relevant and timeless as the cancer of hate continues to metastasize here at home and around … Continue reading

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What Do Yours Look Like?

We all have these don’t we? These stripes of shame, pain, fear; hurts and scars that make us feel different, less than, unlike any others. And that’s the thing. We all have them. They may not look exactly the same, … Continue reading

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Let’s Really Connect 

Our headlines and airwaves are basically projectile vomiting at us, increasingly horror filled stories of a world being battered by its own inhabitants, who happen to be us. Humans killing other humans, not in government sponsored wars, just in daily … Continue reading

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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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