Poetry with Purpose Night – The Healing Power of Poetry

Poetry with Purpose Night – The Healing Power of Poetry

Still no takers to my generous offer. Too bad. I was ready to go. I am offering a google meeting for Poetry with Purpose on Monday Nights at 8 PM. We are looking at establishing mental wellness whatever that could mean to you. Basically it is sharing emotional poetry...
Poetry with Purpose – Systemic Racism Part Two

Poetry with Purpose – Systemic Racism Part Two

Am I a racist? I belong to a society that is dominated by white culture, and I think we can admit it is riddled with systemic racism. But does that make me a racist? If I agree with the label of racist that well-meaning people want to place on me just because I am...
The Healing Power of Poetry

The Healing Power of Poetry

The virtual poet’s pub night was a bust. Wrong time, wrong season, wrong topic. But, not to be discouraged, I am going to try something else. Every Monday at 8 PM, I am going to hold a virtual meeting for people who want to heal emotional issues through the...
Poet’s Corner – Poetry with Purpose – Black Boots by Lawrence JW Cooper

Poet’s Corner – Poetry with Purpose – Black Boots by Lawrence JW Cooper

Poetry with Purpose Systemic Racism Robin DiAngelo, a well known white speaker on antiracism, coined the phrase white fragility to describe the role we whites unconsciously play in systemic racism. During her workshops, she poses the question, “How has racism shaped...
Poetry with Purpose – Systemic Racism Part Two

Poetry Presentation – I Believe In My Life’s Purpose

My work is just an extension of who I am: my skills, talents, hopes, and dreams. I have to make a conscious effort to believe that I am important and that the work I do is important, and then I have to give myself permission to be proud of who I am and proud of what I...