Calling out through intentional noise Voices strained yet speaking truth to power Silence attempts speak volumes Staining the souls of the perpetrators Awoke, arisen, aware of baseless prejudice Bravery in the face of ignorance Courage moving us all forward Destiny guided by hands once bound by intimidation You are heard You are valuedContinue reading “Motivational Monday Poem: Hands of Bravery”
My older sister and I once got into a disagreement about my inclination to buy a doll dressed in a pretty dress rather than one in work attire, in the middle of a beloved theme park. Four years of age separated us but our perspectives on the term “female” widened the relationship gap forContinue reading “Two Sisters – Two Variants of Feminism”
I am a girl Different in body Equal in mind and spirit From that of my male counterparts I am a lady Comfortable in pretty gowns With elegance and manners intact Beauty exists as much within as without I am a woman Neither inferior nor superior Strong in a belief of acceptance forContinue reading “Motivational Monday Poem: Feminine Spirit”
As I wonder about the possible sins of my ancestors, I pay closer attention to my own prejudices and biases.