The Rise of The 4th Reich

The Rise of The 4th Reich US Federal Troops and Mercenariesare abducting US citizens regardless of the stigma that carriesBased on reasons made out of thin airand taking them to God knows whereThis is equivalent of burning the US Constitutionand lord knows we don’t need any more air pollutionThe US President and US Attorney General …

LIVING SICK AND TIRED IN TRUMP’S AMERICA

LIVING SICK AND TIRED IN TRUMP’S AMERICA “Isn’t 400 years enough?” James BaldwinI am a black woman and like Fannie Lou Hamer, “I am sick and tired of being sick and tired.’’ I am tired of seeing black people fight for their equal rights and against the embolden acts of brutality and murder committed by …

The Year of The Rat

The Year of The RatAll around the world I see signs that say Black Lives Matterwhile the list of Black people killed by the cops grows fatterThere are more stories about Black men being found hunglike in the song “Strange Fruit” that Lady Day sungI daydreamed I saw the Angel of Death point to a …

Where is my VOICE

Where is my “VOICE? To complain, To ask for my rights To marry my choice, To demand my education  Where is my “VOICE”? In decision making, In dissenting In disapproving, In this patriarchal society Where is my “VOICE”? To be first in the queue of life, To be a hero within my gender, To be …

That I Sing

That I Sing Even though bottles and rocks at me they threw growing up every 4th of July I wore red white and blue My love for you has waxed and waned like the moon I am a jilted lover trying not fall in love again too soon Slavery, Jim Crow and even now my …

Black Women in Protest

My Cyber sister and friend, Marketing expert, Mystery writer, Marathon runner and Business guru, who, by the way, does not care much for the ‘guru’ reference, recently informed me that she was a badass! Considering ALL this powerful woman has accomplished, I think she is a badass too. My friend’s bold revelation initially made me …

Status Quo

I don’t know. I don’t know how to solve the issues of racism in America. I don’t know if they can be solved. I do know I am sad. I, a white mom, am raising an eleven-year-old mixed-race son. His dad is black. Before my son entered this world, I knew he would face problems I had …

The New Normal?

The New Normal? The sad reality is that it is a shamethat life the way we knew it will never be the same Covid-19 on the psyche of humanity has left a permanent scarhave we seen the worst of it’s birthmarks so far? We will never again see the standsfilled with one hundred thousand screaming …

Love In A Time Of COVID-19

Fate can be so cruel and meanbecause now I only see you on my computer screen No warm embraceor in person glace upon your face It is almost like living it a time of warwith people even afraid to step out their door Eventually, Hulu and Netflix become a boreand the ghost town view outside …

R.I.P. American Democracy

R.I.P.: American Democracy      AG William Barris now the most corrupt one by far Trump’s entire administration is totally bizarrehe is running the country like an old Russian Czar In this month of FebruaryI sadly write this obituary Because as US citizens we are victims of a Coupand American Democracy as we know it is …