This Election In Free Verse

The grief hit me on the way home on election day and I couldn't help thinking about how, no matter how things went, everyone was going to hurt. Everyone. I started to pray and the more I did, the more I felt like crying. It felt like something long coming. The stock market started crashing … Continue reading This Election In Free Verse

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Let’s Be Honest: Part I

Another week where my pen refuses to move so we're here again. However, this is a special note related to social media because┬ámental and emotional health are important as is the much-avoided subject of honesty. So let's be honest about things. I've seen so many postings about protesters burning things and destroying their communities (football … Continue reading Let’s Be Honest: Part I

So you've wondered why people of color are so exhausted with explaining things. Why we are so quick to our rage, grief, and irritation when we are asked about the various moving parts of this machine that is grinding us to death. OK. Fair. I can see how you don't understand. As an aid, I … Continue reading