In the most challenging of times, when we’re at our most vulnerable, our country becomes stronger when we unite as one; when we acknowledge our differences and unite under a common goal.
Standing in a crowd My voice loud and strong Yet ignored and silenced Sound waves evaporating In a polluted air of false leadership “Danger!” I call While the oppressor’s mist Clouds the senses And tunnels my pleas Tattered spirits weakened By hate, fear, and pain Spread misery cloaked in promise Their wordsContinue reading “Motivational Monday Poem: Oppressor’s Mist”
I’ve lived in fear and anxiety for over a year at the thought of a Trump presidency. “It can’t happen,” I’d tell myself. “The American people would never support someone so unqualified and prone to hateful rhetoric.” Those fears came true in the early morning hours of November the 9th. America, my beloved country, hadContinue reading “Mr. President-Elect: Your Words Matter”
As this week’s Writing Prompt Wednesday coincides with Veterans Day, I choose the image below with this holiday in mind.
I thought long and hard about what to write about on the final week of the Petals of Appreciation campaign. Given that July 4th is such an important occasion in my beloved country, I figured I SHOULD focus on those who formed this country and the ones who continue to fight for it.