Indulgent, an ekphrastic poem

“The Kiss" by Gustav Klimt Creeping like a vine  slow  silent indulgent  wrapped around my body  convinced, tired limbs fall slack  eyes resist but  gently  smoothly lusciously I am smuggled into succulent dreams bathed  rocked  soothed   into sleep. (C) Copyright -Stacey M. Patterson (Mo) and MugglestonesAndMayhem. All rights reserved.

South African teen girls are protesting against their school’s racist hair policy — Fusion

Wow. I am aghast at this blatant racism against these lovely South African young girls! Great job young ladies. Keep fighting for the freedom to be yourself and love yourself just as you are. Your natural hair is the essence of your beauty as a creation of a loving God. Same stuff goes on in … Continue reading South African teen girls are protesting against their school’s racist hair policy — Fusion

Us and Them -My reality shift

My sadness over the reality of our divided society overwhelmed me today as old lyrics rang in my ear, in the form of an old favorite song, Us and Them, by Pink Floyd. I used to listen to this song, hour after hour, with giant headphones, with my best friend, Leslie, back in the 70s. We … Continue reading Us and Them -My reality shift