Memorial Day

By Lisa Denton The day was set the bar was bookedAll arrived, they all lookedCheerful in the circsWinks and nods, even smirksThis crew of friends from days of yoreHad wanted to do this, months beforeRules in play on the original dayTho’ broke and busted byThose we trustedA lesson here for one and allWhose tick in … Continue reading Memorial Day

Our “Impossible Times” by Adrienne Maree Brown

Poem as poster we are living in impossible times. if it were fiction it would be critiqued as hyperbolic. if it were nightmares we would never sleep. we are living in times created by our own species. i can’t remember the last time my tears weren’t man-made. it feels like everything is broken. we must, … Continue reading Our “Impossible Times” by Adrienne Maree Brown

The Hypocrisy of Texas Politicians

They want to control a woman's womb like in the Handmaid’s Tale They want to encourage vigilantes to report on women who violate the abortion deadline of 6 weeks This kind of Republic of Gilead control is acceptable to them But mandating masks to protect people from a life-threatening illness, a worldwide pandemic.... This kind … Continue reading The Hypocrisy of Texas Politicians

The Great Disruption or the Great Awakening?

2020, the first year of the Great Disruption. It had been 100 years since our last pandemic. We were due for another one and Covid-19 obliged us. Most everyone suffered. Millions died. The world was turned upside down. All the things that brought us joy were no longer allowed: No hugs or kisses. No parties. … Continue reading The Great Disruption or the Great Awakening?