They Say ~ by Katrina Curtiss 7/6/2020

They Say ~ by Katrina Curtiss 7/6/2020
Kat Spinning Head Stick Figure 7/6/2020

They say that it’s a Political Hoax, They say this has nothing to do with politics. They say that wearing a mask is an infringement of their rights. They say if you wear a mask, why 6 feet of separation? They say Trump is wrong, They say Biden is wrong.…

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My Cat Comforts Me ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 6/3/2020

My Cat Comforts Me ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 6/3/2020
Basura Comforts Me 6/3/2020

Basura cat came to me most curiously As she placed her paw upon my knee Together we watched the news from our home Being together, than being alone We watched the protest around our land People marching together, hand in hand She said, “Can we go, can we take part?”…

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The Burning House ~ by Katrina Curtiss 6/1/2020

The Burning House ~ by Katrina Curtiss 6/1/2020
The Burning House by me

One house on the street caught fire, the family ran from the home, grabbing what possessions they may. As they waited for help to come, the father grabbed a hose and frantically tried to save what was his. His neighbors came outside, watching in horror, thinking not of his family,…

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My New Friend Sabrina ~ by Katrina Curtiss 6/1/2020

My New Friend Sabrina ~ by Katrina Curtiss 6/1/2020
My New Walking Friend ~ Sabrina

I’m exhausted after watching the protest, weary of the conflict, confused by the acts of violence. I watch what’s happening and search the skies for understanding. It’s as if we were just emerging from one storm, only to find ourselves in yet, another. It would be nice to have blue skies…

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The Powder Keg ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 5/30/2020

The Powder Keg ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 5/30/2020
Uncle Sam Powder Key kc 5/30/2020

People are protesting, demanding justice for the death of George Floyd, it feels as his murder was the match that lit the fuse. The Powder Keg ~ by Katrina Curtiss 5/30/2020 There was a keg made out of wood Made to hold only the world’s good But somehow, somewhere deep…

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Sofia’s Point Of View ~ Our Morning Conversation by Katrina Curtiss 5/28/2020

Sofia’s Point Of View ~ Our Morning Conversation by Katrina Curtiss 5/28/2020
Sofia Posing Plane In Dubai

This morning, the first thing that Sofia said to me, “This is so very sad.” Just having woken up, I asked her what she was referring to, she replied, “George Floyd.” She is from Portugal, spent 12 years in Dubai, has travelled the world, and seen more than the average…

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I was Afraid ~ by Katrina Curtiss 5/27/2020

I was Afraid ~ by Katrina Curtiss 5/27/2020
My UPS Delivery Man 5/27/2020

This is in response to what happened to George Floyd, may he rest in peace. The story is in the link, the poem is about my friendly UPS Delivery man ~ how I felt when I saw him today. (My country is depressing the hell out of me ~ people…

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