Launching on New Year’s Day, 2019. Meanwhile, I’m pondering this:
@sarahpoeticalife at the roots, persistent2019: Begin again Celebrating a “new year” as a global concept (regardless of which culture’s calendar is followed) is a marvelous thing. Human beings have chosen to delineate the passage of time with a great turning of the wheel, a symbol constructed of geometry, astronomy, numerology, legalities, and myth. It’s what we do: we construct, tear down, construct again. Always turning. So here we are. I love the number 19, for reasons which reach back 45 years in my own timeline, to... (link to full blog post in bio)December beach walkEDITED: As much as I admire Ms. Walker, this new (to me) information about her support of anti-semitic propaganda is very disturbing. I offer this link here regarding her views, in the service of full disclosure. https://www.washingtonpost.com/amphtml/nation/2018/12/18/new-york-times-criticized-alice-walker-interview-touting-book-that-blames-jews-holocaust/?__twitter_impression=true Alice Walker #poet #writer #rolemodel “I have always wanted my heart to be directly in touch with the reader’s. I have wanted to say, on a day when things look dark, here is a reason this moment is not without beauty, nor is it final. As someone who has suffered from depression, I know how important this kind of signal from another human can be.” Alice Walker, author most recently of the poetry collection Taking the Arrow Out of the Heart, in the New York Times’ By the Book. #alicewalker photo and quote from Poets and Writers Inc.winter revelationsfirst storm, first starI was moving toward him as he was moving toward his mate, so the camera image blurred while the moment held steady. Magnificent.
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