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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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Poems For National Poetry Month

Today Facebook Memories reminded me of four poems I wrote in past years during National Poetry Month. I’m sharing them again along with the one I wrote today for your enjoyment. I hope you and yours are staying healthy and … Continue reading

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On The Eve of May

May. The month of her birth. The month I last saw her 8 years ago. The month of celebrating mothers. The month of missing her most.  I was 15 and my best friend smashed a thickly laden with mayo bologna … Continue reading

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Years

“There are years that ask questions and years that answer.” Zora Neale Hurston 3 a.m. doesn’t have good manners. Before even greeting me properly, she starts in with the questions, slippery little reptilian ones that slither in through my ear … Continue reading

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It Is and It Isn’t

I recently bought a stylish pair of pants at an H&M in Italy. They’re pin-striped with the words “Love is the key of survival”. We know we mustn’t let hate win. Indeed we must start showing more love to our … Continue reading

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The Other 364 Days

If somehow you haven’t noticed, hearts are everywhere right now. There’s just one more day until the monumentally commercialized day to honor St. Valentine and the ones we love. The markets are flooded with readymade expressions of love to fit … Continue reading

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House + Love = Home

                                                                Yesterday marked 13 years that hubs and I … 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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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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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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