Five Powers to Dealing with Racism

It was amazing today to feel like an advocate for unity in diversity, and the power of poetry, love, and education. I mentioned Maya Angelou, Nelson Mandela, my parents and the spiritual and cultural upbringing that has made me who I am today. Love will always lead us away from hate as a solution, andContinue reading “Five Powers to Dealing with Racism”

Diving into creativity, changing perspectives

  At the moment I am working on three short stories;  one about homelessness, another racism of the insidious subtle kind, and the last one introduces and captures a deep thinker trapped  in his falling apart (but maybe he can put it back together) country life. But these themes whilst they appear deep and meaningfulContinue reading “Diving into creativity, changing perspectives”

Like it or Not: Golden Brown Skin and Frizzy Hair

Thinking about this months ABC Open 500 words theme  Like it or Not  inspired me to write this prose poem. I wonder what contributors are going to make of this month’s theme.   I look forward to reading their stories.   I was born golden brown with hair thick and frizzy. I used to thinkContinue reading “Like it or Not: Golden Brown Skin and Frizzy Hair”