It will take a joining of hands (gloved, if necessary, and reflective of our diverse country), wading in the water to rebuild the bridge intentionally destroyed with hate, anger, fear, and violence.
Exploring the connection between art, spirit, and ancestry in this week’s MOTIVATIONAL MONDAY POEM
Honoring my Irish ancestors in this week’s Motivational Monday Poem
I did it, friends! My debut novel is in the self-publishing process – with a tentative release date of January 2020. Those of you who’ve followed along on this journey likely recall my many claims of “finishing” my book; draft after draft after draft. I held it tight, afraid no one could love it asContinue reading “Debut Novel Coming Jan 2020!”
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”
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”
Language speeding past In a blend of light and sound Energizing the artist on the Central platform Hurried words without a plot Poetry in motion Song breaking barriers Play, uncast The singular artist Absorbs, reflects, and absorbs The mind electric and the body tingling Ready to board the train Not as a passenger,Continue reading “Motivational Monday Poem: Writer’s Train”
Nourishing the body Cleansing the soul Water both heals and harms Washes away sins perceived and actual Unlearned lessons replacing the empty space Melts away the layer of anger and vengeance Oozing from an emerald past unseen Quenches the thirst for medicinal healing While unwittingly spreading disease Removes a dirtied film WhichContinue reading “Motivational Monday Poem: Water Fall”
My way of showing thanks and appreciation to Matt & Mike Czuchry for their moving book, BROTHERS ON LIFE.