Sometimes

Sometimes it’s easier to give up Give in Than it is to fight To stand for injustice Intolerances How can one person make a difference . . Sometimes it’s easier to ignore Turn away from the hurt Than pay attention to the madness The destruction Of the choices of others . . Sometimes it’s easier […]

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7.

Deafening Silence Blinding Light Touch of Air Taste Nothing Feeling overwhelmed . . . . Anxiety

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Day of the….

GIRL It’s the Day of the Girl. What exactly is that? What does it even mean? In 2018 Plan International Canada has marked October 11 is asking its girls to defy normal. It’s the thought that normal is girls being denied equality. They are encouraging the celebration of girls that dare to be Defiant Girls […]

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Don’t

Be careful when turning your nose down at someone They might be the one to lift you up later Don’t jump to conclusions and loose your temper You might have to retract your anger and swallow your words Don’t sell yourself short, or underestimate your potential You might end up in a place where all […]

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Thankful

Being Thanksgiving today I find myself thankful for so many things. In today’s hostile environment with tense relations it’s more important than ever before. I am of course thankful for my family. I have fantastic parents that have never held me back and always allowed me to be who I am with no judgements. A […]

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Giving my head a shake

News flash….. It’s 2018….. I needed to pretext this post with the date because I can not believe what is coming after. I have a necklace, on the pendant it says Feminist. At work today someone (a woman I work with) asked me what it said. So I said “Feminist” she said “that’s what I […]

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Haiku 16 & 17

Everytime I cry I’m comforted by your smile Telling me to rise . . . . . . . We will rise above Never lie down and give up Always a new dawn . . .

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Doubt

No matter how far I come Self doubt gets me down Not being good enough No matter how hard I try It’s too hard It gets the best of me Why even bother Save myself on disappointment Give up on it Before it gives up on me Why am I not good enough? As I […]

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Know… means NO

It’s front page these days, another sexual assault, another man, another survivor. You can’t turn anywhere these last few weeks and not be smacked in the face with an instance of sexual assault.  The #metoo and #timesup movements are still making waves daily.  Sexual assault and sexual harassment are talked about more now then I […]

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Dark Corner Memories

You live in the darkest part of me its cold there, a place that is rarely visited and often forgotten. However in that corner it’s where you reside. On the rare occasion when you make an appearance in my memories you are met with disgust and resistance. I once welcomed you, felt comforted by your […]

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