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An Offering to the Wind – A Poem

An Offering to the Wind - A Poem by Ama Danesi. Girl in boots - alone, unafraid. Awaiting the chariot sure, delicate neck arched, an offering to the wind.

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Visible as Dawn 2 – A Haiku

Another Haiku Friday… Visible as Dawn 2 A Haiku by Ama Danesi The dare of tight coils and obstinate springs, free as air.

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Visible as dawn – A Haiku

I'm all for Haiku Fridays, so here's mine. Visible as dawn by Ama Danesi Pineapple on my head unruly stalks, roots above ground - visible as dawn.   Not a pretty sight but it makes getting dressed in the mornings easier. Inspiration - Natural hair, as in kinks, roots and all. There is both strength… Continue reading Visible as dawn – A Haiku

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Honoring Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou; April 4, 1928 – May 28, 2014. Her website states, "Dr. Maya Angelou is a remarkable Renaissance woman who is hailed as one of the great voices of contemporary literature." She was a poet, author, educator, historian, a mother and mostly a friend whose voice we'll always hear urging us to do better,… Continue reading Honoring Maya Angelou

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Letting Life Clarify the Can’t

    Letting Life Clarify the Can't. You can't dodge the pain You can't get it right all the time Make a fool out of yourself trying... It's OK. Soon you'll recognize that sinking nudge to run the other direction. You'll get familiar with balls of lead in your mouth, the gravel in your throat.… Continue reading Letting Life Clarify the Can’t