Disillusionment of a Writer (A Poem)

When did we become so political? Passersby in separate camps When did we become so critical? Of friends, lovers, uncles, and aunts This is not how we live our lives in person Why must it be so online? People misinterpreting Being so unkind Do they do this on purpose? Or is it happenstance? Do they … Continue reading Disillusionment of a Writer (A Poem)

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Unspoken

Reading "Our Grandmothers," a poem by Maya Angelou mentioned in Braving the Wilderness by Brene Brown, I thought about my poet grandmother and wrote this poem: "Unspoken" Some things should not be spoken People tell me By the way they ignore me As if they do not hear me And this grieves me So I … Continue reading Unspoken