I dreamt that this new turn in American history, on the eve of a new president’s inauguration, made America great … Continue reading I had a dream . . .
I grew up during a time of war and a changing world. A time where traditions and old values were … Continue reading Question Authority
I sit in my mother’s old rocking chair, the same one she used to rock me in when I was … Continue reading The Reluctant Soldier
She was standing by the road when I saw her last Clutching one hand against her downy breast And waving … Continue reading Metaphorical Rose
And she stood above them on the ledge looking down Dropping petals from marigolds and Pansies and a rose … Continue reading Destiny’s Child
Green eyes that once were blue, afraid to look at my face in a mirror when I was a teen. Continue reading Memoir.
You become numb, detached, and distant. You don’t shiver. You ache. Continue reading Discrimination.