Category Archives: light

The Ocean Reminds Us

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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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Stormy Satellite Message

Through neon noise and simmering static. Fragments of images  splashing on the screen, signals crossed and split amongst summer storm clouds, yet a harbinger of hope appears,  calling us to action. Carry on the good fight  you heroes and heroines. … Continue reading

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Don’t Stop 

I take lots and lots of pictures with my iPhone. I have a hard time deciding which ones to let go of, so I just buy more storage on that mysterious “cloud”. An incredibly large percentage of my photos, those … Continue reading

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From Darkness To Light

“Against all odds, a seed rises from darkness and beautifies the universe.” ― Matshona Dhliwayo Look around our world and you’ll see the forces of life persisting and even thriving in some of the least logical or hospitable places. Like seeds … 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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Stranger, What Do You See?

Day 21 of National Poetry Month.  

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Ours As A Blessing 

DAY 16 of National Poetry Month  A haiku about a boy who has my heart. 

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Be The Shine

Poem #10 for National Poetry Month.

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Hell In the Holiest of Lands

Poem #4 for National Poetry Month  In response to the prompt “Hell in the Holy Land”

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