Monthly Archives: June 2015

Untitled, for Nine

After an altar call Rev. Clementa C. Pinckney Cynthia Hurd Rev. Daniel Lee Simmons, Sr. DePayne Middleton-Doctor Ethel Lee Lance Myra Thompson Sharonda Coleman-Singleton Susie Jackson Tywanza Sanders Do you hear the poetry? Do you hear the music and love … Continue reading

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One-Line Haiku

I wrote this in 2011, in response to the mass shooting in Norway. another mass shooting mourning doves Blessings to the memory of the nine blessed people we just lost in Charleston, South Carolina. ~*~ Originally popularized by Jim Kacian, … Continue reading

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