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The Morning After...

On the first Sunday after the election of Barack Obama in 2008, I found myself in church.  I know, I was surprised too.  It was a conservative church, in a conservative demographic, with a conservative yet mindful pastor.  440 more words


Well (an acrostic poem)

Welcoming criticism can be hard

Even when you have published as many books as Fred had

Leaving decorum behind, Fred decided he had had enough… 12 more words

Acrostic Poem


I stand with dignity
Holding in
Holding up
That which is to be admired
From a distance.

You may breathe
A little.
Dance! 155 more words

Social Issues

It Isn't About Politics

I believe some people have forgotten what the presidency of the United States is about.

It isn’t politics.

It’s trust.  And faith.   And hope.

And leadership. 233 more words

Life Chatter


I was never stylish;
I can’t compete
with glittery conversation
or chic mode of dress;
hard as I try to be subtle
what you see is what you get. 91 more words


I race with words .

I race with words and not with a urge to free my nerves . I want to feel and earn what I deserve . In return I want to pass on what I have learned . 100 more words


What's in a language

I am an OFW living and working in Dubai, and yet, I cannot just shrug off with indifference all that I read from social media sites and from the sites of national news media in the Philippines.   397 more words