The poem below discusses the events that have recently awakened the world to the consequences of racism, economic inequality, and those seeking to remain in power, upon the world. 2020 Blindness Revealed is one of a sequence of poems that include Who Are We, Really? and The Gift of COVID. We need to discuss and … Continue reading 2020 Blindness Revealed
It is hard to understand the changing roles that we experience throughout our lives. Nature is a great teacher if we keep our eyes and mind open. The situations and stations of our lives can change in a moment. Predators and Victims I am the hawk; floating, soaring, drifting high in the winter sky. I … Continue reading Spiritual Poetry – Predators and Victims
Wake up! Rise up! Speak up! Vote!
Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his final speech on April 3, 1968, at a church in Memphis, TN. It has been called the Mountaintop Speech. This is an excerpt from that speech. It was a prophetic statement that came about in a few hours. Martin Luther King, Jr. was shot at 6:01 p.m. on April … Continue reading Take Me to the Mountain
My parents were truly amazing. I kept in touch with Dad every day by phone. We visited my Mom and Dad every few weeks from Columbus to Parkersburg. When my Dad passed, the day itself was very calm. We all thought my Mom would be the first to go because of her health, but that isn't the … Continue reading Change of Scenery