Carol struggles in not knowing her provenance. She often barrels into people who try to dodge her, Staring into the remarkable faces along the seashore. But the reality is that the faces are starting to blur. The light and dark play tricks with her eyes, But there's no finale to hopes that her family she'll... Continue Reading →
Fight for the Vote for Everybody!
We are not immune to repeating the mistakes of the past, Actions that maimed the spirit of a people and a nation. We cannot allow ourselves to become weary in well doing, And foist the hatreds of others on another generation. Voting is speech that the founding fathers failed to endow On their darker brothers... Continue Reading →
Writing Poetry Ain’t Easy: Wordle #240
Known for a bad case of metrophobia, Gwen's body twisted inside at the shock Of being assigned to write a poem tonight About eggs, or peaches, or a pretty frock. Crouched in her slip on the bedroom floor, Her intense fears had her in their grip. There was a high chance of a failing grade,... Continue Reading →
Knowing Our History Stops Misunderstandings!
I find it quite honestly dismaying How few of us know our civil rights. For history tells us people died for them, People who never wavered in the fight. But now our rights are being jeopardized, Threatened by those who pray for a civil war, Who don't seem to understand what is meant By freedom... Continue Reading →
The Dog Whom I Loved!
Yes, I wrote "whom" because Kasey, my beagle mix, was more like a human being than some of the people I knew! His bark was worse than his bite, but I think he liked making people think that he was fierce, howling when someone knocked on the door in the night. But, friends had only... Continue Reading →