I was…
I was scared
I was alone
I was worried
I was unprepared
I was hurt
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Dancing with Grace

I attended a writer’s retreat on February 24th.  One of the presenters led a creative writing exercise.  She played three different pieces of music for a few minutes each telling us to listen, let our imagination flow, and write whatever the music brought to us.  The poem below is what I wrote to Viking Arena (Viking Dance Machine).

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Ode to Politicians

I wrote this last year but I feel it’s even more applicable to this year’s political climate. My wish and prayer is that all people would strive for exemplary communication skills and learn to exercise love, grace, and compassion to all human beings. Each person and culture has much to offer humanity. We lose so much when we let bickering, racism, hate, and fear control our lives.

Sue's Nook

Hissing, spitting, fighting cats,
republicans and democrats,
hammering and building walls
constructing them thick, strong, and tall.

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