Remember This ~ One American Woman’s Perspective ~ Katrina Curtiss 1/5/2021

Remember this, a time in our lives, when we were asked to place a piece of cloth over our mouths to protect our neighbors and there was division. Remember this, a time in our lives, when we were asked not to gather together to fight a pandemic and there was…

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The Never-ending Conversation Continues ~ Katrina Curtiss 12/30/2020

The Never-ending Conversation Continues ~ Katrina Curtiss 12/30/2020
Donna Wells ~ Gilligan's Island R.I.P.

I get into awkward conversations, I suspect we all do. Where what I think is totally different from what someone else thinks and we leave in agreed disagreement. Today’s topic concerned the death of 82-year-old Dawn Wells, who played Mary Ann on Gilligan’s Island back in the ‘60s. The news…

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Open The Door ~ A Christmas Wish ~ Katrina Curtiss 12/17/2020

Open The Door ~ A Christmas Wish ~ Katrina Curtiss 12/17/2020
Open The Door ~ A Christmas Wish 12:17:2020

I was raised to open the door for someone if his or her hands were full. I have walked through life, believing that we all were “raised” alike, but thanks to the countries division along the lines of science and politics, I realize that I was wrong. This holiday season is…

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My Cat Wants The Covid Vaccine ~ by Katrina Curtiss 12/17/2020

My Cat Wants The Covid Vaccine ~ by Katrina Curtiss 12/17/2020
Basura Wants The Covid Vaccine 12 17 2020

Basura Cat thinks that it’s kind of mean, That cats are not getting the Covid Vaccine. She wants to get back to life like it was before, When we had lots of friends walk through the door. I tried to explain that she was never at risk, But she just…

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Life is Like A Jack In The Box  (The Toy, Not The Restaurant) by Katrina Curtiss 5/20/2020

Life is Like A Jack In The Box  (The Toy, Not The Restaurant) by Katrina Curtiss 5/20/2020
Jack In The Box ~ drawn by me

I feel like I'm waiting for the next big surprise. In my lifetime, I never thought I’d see another war, pandemic, attacks on American soil, violent acts of racism, Sadly, I was and continue to be wrong. I thought it was fear as I watched the world slowly close its…

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Only Through Your Eyes by Katrina Curtiss 5/15/2020

Only Through Your Eyes by Katrina Curtiss 5/15/2020
Only Through Your Eyes

A lot of what’s happening in the world doesn’t directly affect me, I’m a musician, private music teacher so that’s my small world. I haven’t played a gig in over two months, haven’t hosted an Open mic, taught a lesson face to face, haven’t done much, outside of write within…

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My Cat And Her Country ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 5/4/2020

My Cat And Her Country ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 5/4/2020
Basura Watches The World From Her Windowsill Seat

My cat came to me, lulled into a fog Asking if she was a cat or she was a dog It was such a strange question to hear I picked her up and held her near She said that she was feeling quite confused Day after day, endless stay at…

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Is This My America? ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 5/3/2020

Is This My America? ~  a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 5/3/2020
United We Stand

People are divided more than into two Both sides claim they know what to do Some grab their guns and take to the street Some stay on the same dirt, beneath their own feet I remember a time of peaceful demonstrations When people joined hands and changed our nation Hands…

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My Cat Wants To Do The Catwalk ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 4/29/2020

My Cat Wants To Do The Catwalk ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 4/29/2020
Basura Wants To Be A Magazine Model

We got a magazine in the mail for free Basura exclaimed, “That could be me!” I could be in a model, that’s the thing to do In magazines, TV and Victoria Secret too!” “Think of how all the people would talk When I saunter up and down the catwalk I’d…

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My Covid Conversation With The Wind ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 4/25/2020

My Covid Conversation With The Wind ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 4/25/2020
On one hand there's this, on the other, there's that. If I start clapping, can we meet in the middle?

It boggles my mind, during this trying time To listen to some friends of mine Some say the Government is taking away our rights As rules are in place to win the Covid-19 fight I ponder, if we acted to help and not harm Would our Government have issued such…

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