Happy Earth Day – 40 years and counting!

Show a little extra love and respect for our Mother today; she’s the only Earth we’ve got! Honor the sacred. Honor the Earth, our Mother. Honor the Elders. Honor all with whom we share the Earth Four-legged, two-legged, winged ones, Swimmers, crawlers, plant and rock people. Walk in balance and beauty. -Native American Prayer SmallContinue reading “Happy Earth Day – 40 years and counting!”

Celebrate Life

This disregard For human life Is nothing new To our species It overwhelms As it shadows Our light In media’s Many Forms Everywhere We turn Daily news So bad Good news So seldom heard This human Condition The darkened Soul Can dampen The brightest Of spirits But only If we Allow it © jillterry

Easter at the Vatican

Standing At the manmade altar Dressed in gold As if possessing A direct connection To the Lord Our God Men of sin Most sadistic Vile unconscionable Acts against the Innocent Professing to the Holy Father To be on the side Of God Rallying for Themselves In defiant Denial On this the Holiest of days AContinue reading “Easter at the Vatican”

Old country road

I remember your face That look in your eyes How many times you asked Was I sure this is right Some things Are hard to remember Some things You never forget Memories fade Blown with the wind Of times that never Will be again Still I’d like to Drive with you Down that old CountryContinue reading “Old country road”

National Poetry Month

Inaugurated by the Academy of American Poets in 1996, National Poetry Month is now held every April, when publishers, booksellers, literary organizations, libraries, schools and poets around the country band together to celebrate poetry and its vital place in American culture. To participate in this year’s events, peruse the extensive archives of poets and theirContinue reading “National Poetry Month”