Category Archives: Diversity
There are poems that make you want to talk back to them and hold a conversation to make things different or agree that they’re the same. I’m a Fool To Love You by Cornelius Eady is one of those poems. … Continue reading
A gift that’s not really a gift at all—”Trojan Horses/They bind you.” Anand speaks very clearly about natural instincts that can become obsessions and thwart our lives. I have a reminder for myself which is “not to break my own … Continue reading
Grand Finale is one of those poems that you read over and over again and you keep finding a new depth and dimension in your own life experience. At least that’s how it is for me. Logical Poetist, thank you … Continue reading
Ah, it’s those that “have” and those that “have less” or “have different” – “the charity children” says Ms. Brooks in “a song in the front yard.” Is the grass always greener on the other side? You know, “A girl … Continue reading
Another wonderfully succinct work that is a home run! Here, Gwendolyn Brooks embraces the adage “Live fast and die young.” As an inner city teacher of many years, I have seen several deaths where the young person wasn’t necessarily living … Continue reading
As the writer, this poem is very close to my heart and as a teacher and past social worker, it’s definitely a reality to me. Our homeless population has reached mammoth proportions and women are closing the gap. Some say … Continue reading
My first video! I hope you like it. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YlWT5yq121s Let me know what you think—and stay with Sharon and The Write Talk! Talk to you later!