Motivational Monday Poem: America’s Tattered Fabric

Veils fashioned out of greed, power, and fear Thicken with every racist, misogynist thought Stains the soul, clouds judgement Wounds the heart and tears the fabric of America Words matter, Whether used as weapons of mass destruction Or as a shield to keep truth at bay Cowardice in the face of racism and misogyny IsContinue reading “Motivational Monday Poem: America’s Tattered Fabric”

Motivational Monday Poem: An Aunt’s Perspective

Confidence with each step Head held high Shoulders straight, eyes forward Four years in age With a soul wise beyond her years   Freedom, joy, inquisitiveness A sharp mind, fierce spirit A star shining bright Through the sun-soaked sky   To have but an ounce Of such confidence and knowing As middle age nears, WouldContinue reading “Motivational Monday Poem: An Aunt’s Perspective”

2020 Vision: A Letter to Me, Myself, and I

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!!!   I am one who frequently looks backs – sometimes (in the case of genealogy research) looking back is helpful and necessary. In most instances, spending time questioning and worrying over what has come to pass only hinders my movement forward. 2019 will be a year of looking ahead, not back –Continue reading “2020 Vision: A Letter to Me, Myself, and I”

Motivational Monday Poem: The Scribe’s Veil

  Eliciting fear Cast in the shadows of the elders Lies dormant a past Best kept at bay   Memories hidden By those who intentionally forgot The lessons never meant to learn   They cloud your vision Like dusk’s fog on nature’s field Keeping you immobile in time and place   A savior unseen clearsContinue reading “Motivational Monday Poem: The Scribe’s Veil”

Motivational Monday Poem: Masterpiece of Tone

Color used as weapons To identify, segregate, and diminish Light and dark, white and black Opposites in shades but not humanity   We are beautiful, all masterpieces of tone Creating a unified harmony That celebrates our differences Instead of weaponizing them   We are the same color within And the auras that surround us MatterContinue reading “Motivational Monday Poem: Masterpiece of Tone”

Motivational Monday Poem: Heart Broken – Spirit Strong

Our spirits remains strong Though our heart broken Loss so profound It swallows us whole Flooding our view With pain, grief, and confusion When tragedy befalls Senseless and horrific We call upon our God(s) or elected officials Praying for answers, demanding change As the spirits of those lost Rest in peace Ours will not SpeakingContinue reading “Motivational Monday Poem: Heart Broken – Spirit Strong”

Motivational Monday Poem: Fairy Tales

A place in which the artistic spirit soars On the wings of imagination and grace Encouraged, inspired, and motivated To embrace the beauty within   Tales of fairy and folk Passed down through generations Infusing magic and creativity Through a storyteller’s art   Compassion, hope, and faith Add beauty to that which exists Inspiring childrenContinue reading “Motivational Monday Poem: Fairy Tales”

Motivational Monday Poem: Still, a Rose

Still, a Rose Color in the stillness of day Enraptures the world with its voice Vibrancy, depth, and beauty Calling to us to awaken   Mind, body, and spirit Journey together yet apart Focused on their respective roles Uniting for a moment to stop and smell the rose   Clouded by distraction and routine InspirationContinue reading “Motivational Monday Poem: Still, a Rose”

Motivational Monday Poem: Veiled Inspiration

Stretched to your limits The road ahead unclear A ray of light shines through Reigniting the spirit and the journey   The clouds kiss the horizon Bidding the day adieu Time to renew, refresh, And reinvigorate the soul   Though pulled from every direction Exhaustion clouding your vision Keep moving forward in mind, body, andContinue reading “Motivational Monday Poem: Veiled Inspiration”