Freedom

After South Africa, I hear the word “FREEDOM” and I can’t hear it without the echoes of millions of voices, crying out for freedom around our world. Freedom! Freedom. FREE-dom. O, that we would all have such a passionate yearning, a revolutionary tenacity, a burning heart for Freedom. O, that we would sit in a […]

I am from.

I am from. By Idelette McVicker I am from small. I am from a world laid out with thick legal walls that said: You may live here. But another has to live there. Laws divided us and them. What the Fathers didn’t know is when they kept us apart they walled everybody in. My spirit, […]

Redemption Poem: I'm Sorry, Anna Nicole

: I salute the Jonathan Waltons in our world who are helping to shape a new reality for women with their words and their gaze. (Thanks to Trisha Baptie of Honour Consulting for being a wealth of resource.)

Now the world is our body

Now the world is our body not made up of one country but of many some parts wrestle: big fists bulging arms swinging in a war to conquer one more piece of itself others sway: dancing hips singing lips Life in the blood Heart Mother teaches her children, remember: those parts of the world that […]

Glimpse of the Holy

Sometimes I Do By Rumi In your light I learn how to love. In your beauty how to make poems. You dance inside my chest, where no one sees you, but sometimes I do, and that light becomes this art. From: A Year With Rumi