“History and mythology need to
Include the unrestricted stories of all women.
The female perspective should be reflected in aesthetics, values, spirituality and morality.
I develop imagery that shows the natural beauty and intelligence
In aspects of the multicultural life of
Sisters, mothers, daughters, aunts, grandmothers all;
And celebrate our commonality through time.
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Tuesday, May 1, 2018
May Day, May Day
May Day, May Day.
Turning Point: Action
color rivers and streams; Ground waters run toxic,
Ocean dead zones expand
As sea creatures struggle with our plastic waste .
Our lands are being
stripped and broken;
In pursuit of fossil fuels that belch out greenhouse
Expanding housing and gleaning, Stripping the forests, farms
Destroying age-old civilizations.
The impoverished perish with spreading disease,
desertification and from rising vector lines;
The swelling of waters swamp fragile sea coats.
Chemicals, petroleum and nuclear accidents endanger entire
Yet we continue to prevail destruction upon the sacred
Land, sea, waters, air once pristine not long ago. Are
wastelands expanding daily
To suffocate all life on Earth. Warned by the Indigenous
peoples of the world.
We wonder now with the knowledge of the perceptions
But who among us will stand?
There is only one world,
Every culture on earth
has a sacred name for her. Where humans migrated,
A word expressed love, sustenance, thanks To the great,