It’s funny how the most disparate incidents can trigger emotion. Some years ago the Salvation Army had a TV ad running that depicted an old man in a torn singlet looking into a dirty, cracked mirror. He was looking at himself as a young man, wasting his life on alcohol and drugs. It touched me [...]
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Noteworthy news this week is the closeness of the Democratic race for the nomination. The choices are clear and stark; or are they? Two firsts, one an unknown quantity to an extent. The other well known. It may be their strengths are also their weaknesses. On one hand, the lack of experience may tell against [...]
I drew inspiration for this poem from the knowledge that every major city on the planet has this problem. I believe we owe it to [tag-tec]our children[/tag-tec] to protect them from the circumstances depicted in the poem. So many of us simply shut our eyes when we see these children. If just one person stops [...]
I want to share some of these experiences with you. To me, one of the greatest sources of joy for me is writing poetry. It releases my soul and allows me to express beauty, sadness and what to me is the essence of living; being connected to others.