Court

"Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are." - Benjamin Franklin We sat across from one another at the conference table off the side from the main courtroom. "No, I don’t want to sign this. I don't want to waive my rights to a speedy trial…Read more Court

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Dear Anger,

Dear Anger  I hate you, and I love you. In those moments when you came knocking on my door, I didn't want to let you in. In fact, I turned off all the lights. Pretended I wasn't even home and hid under the covers of my bed. Being around you made me feel like I…Read more Dear Anger,

For Grace

I have had severe depression and doubt these last few months. Laid alone in bed crying for you had me crippled. The silence throughout the house only deepened my sorrows. I needed to escape. So I drove to the beach today. Tossed my red folding armchair in the tail of my truck. I crammed my…Read more For Grace

Social Injustice

When power leads man toward arrogance, poetry reminds him of his limitations. When power narrows the area of man's concern, poetry reminds him of the richness and diversity of existence. When power corrupts, poetry cleanses. -John F. Kennedy Here in the state of Florida and my current residence. There is an unfortunate and unlawful misuse…Read more Social Injustice