Category Archives: Poetry

Year 2, Day 1: A Song For the New Year

TODAY IS THE FIRST DAY OF THE YEAR 2012 The Sec­ond Year of the Sec­ond Decade of the 21st Cen­tury   A Song For the New Year From A Shel­tered Place I’ve stopped to watch a man skip­ping stones in a … Con­tinue read­ing

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Day 72: Japan: The Epicenter of Our Hearts

13 March 2011 The 72nd Day of 2011 The dev­as­ta­tion from the earth­quake and sub­se­quent tsunami has reached incom­pre­hen­si­ble pro­por­tions. The cov­er­age on tele­vi­sion, espe­cially on CNN, has been com­plete and graphic. Yet, no mat­ter how many times I see the angry … Con­tinue read­ing

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Day 44: Burning Freedom

14 Feb­ru­ary 2011 The 44th Day of 2011: The Life­cy­cle of Free­dom and the Power of Words On the 11th day of Feb­ru­ary… last Fri­day… after 18 days of a deter­mined, often angry, but con­sis­tently peace­ful mas­sive resis­tance and protest… Egypt was … Con­tinue read­ing

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Day 24

Mon­day. This is the 24th day of 2011.  This year no longer feels so young to me. Tuc­son pre­ma­turely aged the cal­en­dar and many of us along with it. I am deter­mined to stay far from the shadow of fear … Con­tinue read­ing

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