Tag: Remembering

Lady Seafarer

In honor of my mother’s birthday, November 15th, I am sharing one of my poems inspired by her. Lady Seafarer There was a lady who loved the sea She longed the ocean to be her home Fore there was no where else to be To ride the waves , star shone. For now only men…

A Personal Nine Eleven

Today is the twelfth anniversary of the terrorist attacks of 9/11. It was an event that rocked our nation and made everyone stop their day-to-day tasks and gather around a television or a radio. It opened up the flood gates of emotions among people not even personally affected by the event. Loss, pain, confusion, fear,…

On the Importance of Remembering

I think these words by my dear sister, Jennifer, rings so true as we reflect on the anniversary of 9/11. People can be taught, manipulated, and intimidated into forgetting, but they can’t be forced to, if they choose not to do so. No one, and no act, can destroy the love that people shared in a particular…