I ascended toward the heavens, I met many along the way, each of which carried a sword, and all began carving the Greek meaning of my name – the gentle.
Rain pounding, flooding, fists locked on my window cage, tree outside, leading to heaven, sweet retreat from pain, more memories of watching it gather at the opening, it watered…
The blue bird came out of its cage to sing a melody of love, and the song made the room remember its silence as the dried flowers of time began to age.
I don’t know how to help the man in a hurry to shop for his holiday gifts, but I hope this article inspires at least one of you to recognize what is valuable – life.
A tribute to Paris, and the romantic metaphors that remain as a reminder of hope.
Classism is a form of violence, which discriminates and oppresses those living in all parts of the social strata. It is a prejudice that holds people in the lower economic echelons back and violates anyone who tries to attain the unattainable lifestyle. In other words, it erodes the self-worth of those not sharing the ideals of mainstream society.
She’s lost in the all and her island drum, the one that travels through her writing, begs to be heard, to give the waters back their movements. She was island, the sound and the rhythm in each stanza flowed from the need to be emerged in water, and her freedom lived in her subconscious need to live on the island she called her home, Newfoundland.
When you can challenge the assumptions of your past or how it should be according to the rules of others, then you are indeed a free thinker and a free human. I’ve realized that perhaps a thinker isn’t a trained person as much as they are innately born to do so.
Today, I send out these words with a series of photos of my morning kayak. Embrace the air and lakes as much as you embrace one another – get outside, wander in the forests, swim in the oceans and see the paintings provided by a greater power.
When the world’s youth asks for change, teachers are on the front lines trying to provide them with a quality education. We need to value the teachers in our society because if we don’t, we lose something bigger – hope.