You fill in the blanks. You know it does. Coronavirus. Wildfires. Climate deniers. Trump. Death. I have managed to avoid writing a word here the whole year… as if nothing was occurring in my life or in the world. Truthfully it is too, too much. Later I will make a list of the things that … More 2020 sucks big ___ ___
Unable to attend any protest (because of what happened yesterday), I stayed in and made flyers for them instead. Fliers? Flyers? (I can’t finish this paragraph before I go check grammar girl.) My money is on the y –just ‘cuz it looks right. One moment. Uh huh. Uh huh. Huh? Ha! I was right. Sort … More This is what I did today
Today needed a little music and this song has been fueling the fire for me for 20+ years. I actually sang this to my son as a lullaby and he sings it to my granddaughter. Here are the lyrics with links/footnotes: Margaret Thatcher on TV shocked by the deaths that took place in Beijing. It … More Black Boys on Mopeds: Politics and Parenting
In light of recent events, this page will be static and will connect to poetry, online altars, useful and/or healing connections or dialogues. Recent events: The tragic shootings at the Mall in Clackamas, Oregon (2 shoppers dead and some injured) and at Sandy Hook Elementary School (20 students and 6 faculty). Not included in those … More Poems of Healing
Malaysia Declares V-Necks Gay – Global – The Atlantic Wire.
When I help a woman on with her jacket,
my sexuality grabs my gender identity
and waltzes it around the room. … More Poem to Share: Intersection
Feel free to share this poem (complete and with attribution) to your own blog or in any medium you choose. Art likes to travel. Our Lady of Stones There are too many lepers, too many sicknesses for any one age to hope to cure. What water will wash the blistering stink of childmurder, childfear childrape, … More Summer Stanzas: Our Lady of Stones
No redress for labor infractions? Death by criminal neglect to union representation. Can Congress basically kill this body by refusing to validate any nominees? Why can’t we do that to Congress? Just say “not good enough” so that not enough of them exist to pass any legislation. I want NONE OF THE ABOVE added to … More Happy New Year? Death to labor rights?