Tag Archives: Child


there are many ways to it that safe spot in the yard the oak, thicker than my mother’s waist touching it means game over before another round and I have been it, circling and chasing prey that laughs but no … Continue reading

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God weeps

flags are half-staff at the capitol & everywhere red stripes tell blood; today not of revolutionaries but children, ours, because they are all our children, just learning letters & numbers, sight words, how to run & today how to die all we had to learn was how to … Continue reading

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International Day of the Girl–calling all my writing buds…

Morning, guys.  As you noticed, Zoe, myself, and Noel have started writing poetry about child marriage (in particular, child brides).  I am hoping that there are others of you who have something to say poetically on this issue that you … Continue reading

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