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Ascendant Life

I am a host To billions of tiny creatures Microorganisms living On and in my body features I am their home The landscape on which they persist My body is their mother Earth Do they even know I exist? Am I their God? Do they pray to me to live through antibiotic rounds I take … Continue reading

Tax Time

Reading my receipts reveals

A woman who works, who

Goes to gas stations and grocery stores getting

Tacos, tea, and tic tacs

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Sticks and stones will break my bones –or The fight for BLACK LIVES MATTER

My ancestors were the children of slaves. They grew up during a time of fear. They inherited a legacy of sayings and warnings about what you must and must not do if you were black. This was for their own protection, because people in the South, even as far West as Texas, could still get … Continue reading

They call them weeds

Yellow Sunflowers. Others call them weeds, and yet, They brighten my day.

Why I didn’t like Tomorrowland by an Optimistic Futurist

Today I watched the movie, Tomorrowland. It showed me a vision of the future with jet packs and gleaming white cities floating in the clouds. But despite the beauty and the vision, I was left with an undercurrent of dread and lingering fear. Why? What could I possibly object to? Is this not the future … Continue reading

Old is new again

I got my year end summary and realized that I only posted 25 times last year. That is just sad. Will try to do better this year. While doing holiday cleaning, I found a poem on the floor. It’s old. I can tell by the yellow paper, but what I can’t tell is if it … Continue reading

Glorious Sky

A Glorious Sky! Orange-shouldered Orion throws the Boomerang moon.

Falling into cloud Orion leaps but fails to touch the crescent moon

Looking Beyond

When you look beyond The chasms that lie ahead You see the full moon

Shadows of evening

Evening Approaches Pecan shadows are creeping across the roadway