It’s been a while….
She learns how to become a cook
How to become a runner
Promises on how to become a better lover
All from just skimming the cover…
She falls for it
Stumbling on the shoestrings
Of her sneakers
That in reality,
just make her meeker
And….shall I even say
Like a beacon
Of society that says
Here I am…
Look at me
I take notice
I read the cover Continue reading
Oh the great debate…
I love getting inspired by blog posts.
I happened upon this post today What’s good for the Soul do that and as I started to comment I realized that maybe I should start a discussion and create a post rather than take up a page worth of his comment section! The post is about racism, understanding, cultural differences and acceptance. Below is what I hoped to post in his comment section in response to his post.
There is beauty in all things even in the people that appear to have no beauty. Even in those who exude hatred. There is a beauty with in them that is very hard to see and understand. It is complicated and requires much time to untangle the actions and moments of their experience in life. Ignorance is such a complicated issue. Society, culture, family, history and experience combine to create belief systems and thought patterns that many people are unaware they even possess. Continue reading
Time is precious they say
‘It’ refreshes us they say
makes us younger they say
by removing days that you earned
and played. Continue reading
Have you forgotten how to smile?
Have you forgotten how to be patient and kind? Have you forgotten how to be thoughtful, helpful? When was the last time that you opened a door for someone, went to their aid when they dropped their books? When was the last time that you connected with a stranger through a meaningful exchange? When was the last time you asked after someone’s well being? Weekend? Family? And actually meant it and were eager to hear the answer?