Motivational Monday Poem: Oppressor’s Mist

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”

Mr. President-Elect: Your Words Matter

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”

Day Fifty of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey: Veterans Day

As this week’s Writing Prompt Wednesday coincides with Veterans Day, I choose the image below with this holiday in mind.

Petals of Appreciation Campaign: Wrap Up

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.