Today I learned about two deaths in the family. One, was taken by the virus we are all fearing these day and the other passed in an accident. She was full of the kind of ganas that few people have for life and living. I do not think I ever saw her without a wide and beautiful contagious smile. She survived cancer twice and those … Continue reading How many more?
[ I am sad. I am so sad. I am so very sad. I am mad. I am so mad. I am so very mad. Does anyone understand the harm we are doing to our children? Their eyes are watching. Their fears are growing. They hear there is a Pandemic. They hear Covid 19. They cannot attend school. Now they hear that a police officer, … Continue reading Message from a Sad and Mad Grandma
This poem is my cry for hope and forgiveness. I watched the news report tonight and it spattered the photograph of a father and his infant child drowned trying to cross the border. I do not know his name. I do not know how old he was. I do not and cannot understand what went through his mind when he decides to take such a … Continue reading A picture says it all
madness everywhere violence is in vogue Roses on the ground *My deepest condolences to the families of the 13 people who perished in Barcelona, Spain today. My prayers to the injured. Continue reading Haiku 113
I would be remiss if I did not offer my condolences to the families of the victims gunned down Wednesday while at a bible study meeting at their church in Charleston, South Carolina. It saddens me deeply that violence strikes again. I dread the questions my oldest grandson will have about this. What do you say to an eight year old who believes that church … Continue reading Tragedy Strikes Again
Really? Again? A thought penetrates a deranged mind, an excellent mind by some standards, The thought becomes obsessive destructive, shackled and imprisoned. No one can fathom the motive or the thinking that journeyed through what was once considered a beautiful mind Really? Again? Where? How? Can we even try to justify an act of cruelty so huge? Really? Planned out carefully? Premeditated? How? How … Continue reading Really? Again?