Monthly Archives: March 2016

Having Fun With Words

  God and the Animals at the National Zoo He swings the elephants’ trunks and plays jump rope with the black howler monkeys. He says, “Bye, son,” to the American bison He loves the pandas because they are black, white, … Continue reading

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In Honor of International Women’s Day

Sorry, I had computer problems last night. But here I am tonight. This poem is in honor of International Women’s Day. Women do so many things in this world. They run homes, run companies, run marathons; They raise children, raise … Continue reading

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I Can’t Sleep

What was that? thump thump meow thump mow grrrr meow Kitty party at midnight! Wilson taught Isaac to go under the sink but not how to get out! Morgan bullies the others every chance she gets and Darby just sits … Continue reading

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6 March, 2016 19:15

Sacred Activism Ask yourself what moves you, what you would give your life for. Find a way to give back for future generations from your heart. Care for the earth, for your food, and for energy sources. Use natural sources … Continue reading

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Making Music Touches Hearts

  NPR Music has chosen a winner for the Tiny Desk Contest. Her name is Gaelynn Lea, and she is from Duluth, MN. The haunting violin strains and melody of her song “Someday We’ll Linger in the Sun” stood out … Continue reading

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Too Tired to Think

I’m so tired tonight I don’t think I have a topic to write about. Days like this are big barriers to being creative. I have the open heart, but my brain is just mush today. Every part of me hurts … Continue reading

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Naming Babies Isn’t Always Easy

My stepdaughter is pregnant Thinking up names and making plans. Her mother was talking to our animals –Four cats, two dogs— And called one of them the name of each one of them. I told the new Grandma that she … Continue reading

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Depending on Words and Stories and Books

Ever since I was little, Words are things I know I can rely on. Books don’t say mean things or hit me Books don’t have superiority complexes and put me down They don’t call me names They’re always around when … Continue reading

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