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Heather Heyer Righteous Actions! & Edna St. Vincent Millay

It’s been quite a harried week in the U.S.of A. and around our small world. The events of Charlottesville haven’t left my mind–I’ve taken to my words and drawing to express my anguish at this atrocity, and my need for continued action to somehow right our path in this turmoil. 238 more words

Michelle Kogan

I, being born a woman and distressed

I, being born a woman and distressed
By all the needs and notions of my kind,
Am urged by your propinquity to find
Your person fair, and feel a certain zest… 81 more words

Literature

July 17: "Travel"

The railroad track is miles away,
And the day is loud with voices speaking,
Yet there isn’t a train goes by all day
But I hear its whistle shrieking. 69 more words

Heart

"First Fig"

So far, we’ve looked at “Fleas” and “i lik the bred.” “Fleas” is incredibly short, and “i lik the bred” is fairly simple. Now we have a poem that is shorter but deviates in form a bit more than “i lik the bred.” Here is “First Fig” by Edna St. 965 more words

Poetry

I am not resigned

Every decade or so, when my plastic-covered address book — the old-fashioned kind with tabs for each letter of the alphabet — begins to fall apart, I buy a new one and begin transferring names.  864 more words