Tag Archives: Justice

Poetry Friday–Time Traveler Poem

Happy Poetry Friday! Welcome time travelers… We are taking a trip into the dictionary and going back in time to 1522, when the word hero first made her appearance. How appropriate heroes’ timing was, with the renaissance under way. But … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Inaugural Poems 2021

Happy Poetry Friday! I’m moving forward slowly with hope, for our country, America, and our world. I was smitten with our Youth Poet Laureate, Amanda Gorman’s inaugural poem, THE HILL WE CLIMB. My post today includes a golden shovel poem … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–RBG

Happy Poetry Friday!(typed with a slight sigh, from this last week…) What a week… This week for Poetry Friday there were two prompt suggestions. One came a while back from Tanita Davis one of the Poetry Sisters/Princesses. The prompt was … Continue reading

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#Poetry Friday–James Baldwin

Happy Poetry Friday! It is certain, in any case, that ignorance, allied with power, is the most ferocious enemy justice can have. Quote by James Baldwin I’ve been reading James Baldwin and my post comes from my thoughts circling around … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: LIFE’S BREATH

Happy Poetry Friday! My poem comes from reflecting on this past week. I chose to try an “In One Word”  poetry form, that was introduced to us two weeks ago by April Halperin Wayland at her blog Teaching Authors. It’s … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–”Relieving Anxiety”

Happy Poetry Friday! Our small world has gotten much smaller and much scarier over the last few months. Coping and taking care of ourselves and those close to us are very important. Along with this are ways to relieve stress. … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–4th of July

Happy Poetry Friday and Happy 4th of July! I’m sharing an acrostic poem for the 4th reflecting on American values. And a poem by Emma Lazarus whose poem “The New Colossus” was engraved on the Statue of Liberty’s pedestal in … Continue reading

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For Martin Luther King Jr.–haiku & art

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#PoetryFriday–Justice, Martin Luther King Jr., & Women’s March

Happy Poetry Friday! I’m going to the Young Women’s March Rally 2019, this Saturday in Chicago. Our temps here are dropping rapidly and it’s going to be quite cold so I’m glad they are doing an hour and a half rally … Continue reading

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#Inktober Day 7 “E” “Election Day” poem

ELECTION DAY Election day lies afoot Fill your mind with fact for figuring– Election day lies afoot Reexamine inclusive jurisprudence– Election day lies afoot Think peripherally of all around you– Election day lies afoot Preserve balance–uphold Democracy– Election day lies … Continue reading

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