Tag Archives: Justice

Poetry Friday–4th of July

Happy Poetry Friday and Happy 4th! I thought about family, as my family will be gathering this weekend, and it made me think of the song here, Family Affair. I’m sharing poems reflecting on the 4th, and the hearings unfolding… … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday-Celebrating Mother’s Day!

Happy Poetry Friday! I’m starting my celebration of Mother’s Day today, with a socially conscious Mother’s Day Poem! Breathe in some action, take a few flowers, and celebrate all Mom’s in a marvelous way! Give Flowers, Flowers for mothers Flowers … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Artist Anna Scherbyna & Ekphrastic Poem

Happy Poetry Friday I’ve been researching contemporary Ukrainian Artists in efforts to share one for International Women’s Month, and discovered Anna Scherbyna. I wrote an ekphrastic poem from one of her powerful art pieces called, Disposition of the Power Gaze … Continue reading

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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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