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to all the sisters who’ve come out

This letter is to all the sisters who’ve come out of the dark and are shining a light on what it’s like being a female.  1,782 more words


So Sadly Shimmer

Little girl.

Can’t be found.

A little creek.

Babbling sound.

Little girl.

Took his hand.

Did she know?

Does heaven stand?

Little girl.

No grave here. 88 more words


Butterfly Ring

I recall she wore
A butterfly ring
And she painted her eyes
Like butterfly wings
She spoke of lost innocence
And all that it brings… 55 more words


The Carnival - Airplane Mahogany: Reprise



Airplane Mahogany
come riding down
while sunset strips of Fellaheen gold
laced the crystal peak mountains
with countless horizons
of woe.

We sat in the back… 268 more words

The Carnival

Wilted Flower

Wilted Flower–

Did I take the spirit from our love

when I plucked you from your bed last night

and placed you in a vase so carefully… 191 more words

Women And Society

Sierra Leone 2003

This young girl picked ground nuts.

She smiled shyly as I took her photo.  I was happy to see smiles amongst all the tears.

I worked in Sierra Leone a year after the end of the 11 year civil war (1991-2002).   143 more words

Black And White Photography