Revolution

It’s happening They are telling you how to choose Which is no choice at all They are telling you who to love Who to marry As if there is only one way to love Liberties and freedoms taken Under a cloud of righteousness falsehood They fear those that are different Run from changing ideas Old […]

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We Marched

Yesterday we marched. I live in a great country, surrounded by great people both women and men. The leader of my country is a self proclaimed Feminist. I live in a house of equals, grew up in a house where the partnership was equal. I do not feel oppressed, or marginalized in my daily life […]

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First Donation

Back in August I had started a go fund me to raise money for period products for those who can not afford them. While my first attempt was not as successful as I had hoped, today I made my first donation to the Calgary Food Bank. I will not stop here. I will make another […]

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Remnants

Went to my old stomping ground today Remnants of my time there long forgotten Sacrificed so much To gain so little Did I even make a difference at all? Cast aside, Set free Do they even remember; Me?

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Change maker

Every day I wake determined Determined to make a change Take a stand Inspire Encourage Leave my mark Define my purpose Every night I lay down exhausted Exhausted with my efforts To meet my goal Everyday is not a success However blessed tomorrow is another chance Refuse to admit defeat I understand progress takes time […]

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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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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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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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Pride and Acceptance

Today was Calgary Pride Parade. There was a group of us that went to support a brave young girl in her first pride event. I was excited to be apart of it. Even as a long time supporter of the LBGTQ community and hearing the stories I have heard, it is baffling to me that […]

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Making a Change….. Period

I have started a go fund me page. Aimed at raising money for period products to distribute the women of Calgary and surrounding areas. As those of you that read my blog you will know my passion. Please donate or share this link below to help me reach my goal. So we can ease the […]

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