Living on Borrowed Time

Droughts, fires, unbearable heat Doesn't it feel like we are living on borrowed time? Is it only me who feels like the end is near for the human race? Reading the news is so scary these days Makes me want to reach for another anti-anxiety pill Is it best to ignore our frightful plight? Just … Continue reading Living on Borrowed Time

The Long and Winding Road

By Sue Champion Photo by Johannes Plenio on Pexels.com Look back pilgrimCan you see your starting pointDid the road seem straightWhen you first began the journeyHow many wrong turns did you makeReturn to the crossroadsSelect another pathOnly to arrive at a dead endDid you make wise choicesWith career path or your partnerDid you change your … Continue reading The Long and Winding Road

Ukraine to Spain, Our World in Turmoil

By Susan Champion BBC News photo of fighting in Ukraine Somewhere in a Kiev basement A mother cries out Is there a bus leaving soon? Is there a bus leaving soon? Asks the child’s aunt Our homes destroyed, nothing left Our homes destroyed, nothing left No food or water How must we survive here now? … Continue reading Ukraine to Spain, Our World in Turmoil