June 12 is Loving Day, an annual celebration honoring the 1967 Supreme Court ruling in Loving v. Virginia, in which laws against interracial marriage were ruled as unconstitutional. It is an important victory for Douglas and me, opening the door for our marriage, and changing our biographies for the better.. The Lovings, Mildred, who was... Continue Reading →
Let your voice be heard. Share the feelings in your heart. Love mustn't be silent. Written for RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge #310: Voice and Share.
Making meatball from scratch, with nutmeg, in Cerratina, Italy! He saw my profile. I seemed sweet, the pearl he sought. Then, he stole my heart. True story for RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge: sweet and heart. Above we are learning to cook Italian while on vacation in Italy until Saturday, and we will be... Continue Reading →
There is no real dichotomy between you and me, For we both have eyes, ears, noses, and feet. Thank God that hearts don't notice color or race, But only seek another heart with the same beats. Delirious were we when love finally found us, It reminded us of our value and worth. We had both... Continue Reading →
If you think that Douglas and I have not struggled with issues of race because we are an interracial couple, you would be wrong! When I think, "Those white people....," I have to remember, Oh, man, I am married to a white man and that not all whites think the same. When he says "the... Continue Reading →