Contents of my Bedside Table
March 31, 2017
Philosophy or Reading or philosophy of reading. xxoo
Thank you to Two Writing Teachers and the March Slice of Life Challenge Community for inspiration and encouragement. Read their amazing blogs here.
This is Day 31 of 31. Comments I’ll cherish are clipped into a folder. My blog fodder journal remains in my handbag. My heart is full. Read some of my inspiration here.
Where’s the Joy?
Assessment in Perspective
Reading to the Core
Midwest Heart in Dixie
Cast of Characters
An Off-Road Feminist Travelogue
March 5, 2017
Poetry is a stretch for me, but feminism I’ve been thinking a lot about lately.
Thanks @twowritingteachers for the push.
“Most people quit because they look how far they have to go, not how far they have come.”
I was born on the cusp of the ‘60’s
Into a home with an
Opinionated, working mother
And a father raised by
Very strong women
I heard Angela Davis speak
When I was in elementary school
And met Bella Abzug when
I was 20
Women’s Rights were Human Rights
In my consciousness since birth
I became a teacher
Some would say the definition of
And I would agree,
The work of empowering the next generation
The work of imparting ‘herstory’
The work of exemplifying and elevating empathy every day.
Oh, yeah, it’s women’s work
And the work of humanity.