1. Will there be hummingbirds? 2. Sometimes I comfort myself by thinking in geological time, astronomical space. When humans die out on the planet we call Earth, what other species will be […]
I used to be a priest in the Church of Poetry. I had 60-80 parishioners per semester, mostly young people with varying dedication to Poetry. Some entered the classroom having only worshipped […]
Democracy is necessary to peace and to undermining the forces of terrorism–Benazir Bhutto, First Female Prime Minister of the Islamic World
Some say we’re responsible for those we love. Others know we are responsible for those who love us.
–Nikki Giovanni, American Poet
Since our leaders are behaving like children, we will have to take the responsibility they should have taken long ago.
Whoever controls the education of our children controls the future.
— Wilma Mankiller, former Chief of the Cherokee Nation
Past and Present I know well; each is a friend and sometimes an enemy to me. But it is the quiet, beckoning Future, an absolute stranger, with whom I have fallen madly in love. –Richelle E. Goodrich