The Camel ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 7/9/2020

The Camel ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 7/9/2020
The Straw That Broke The Camels Back 7/9/2020

Pain shared is pain halved, it's cool to listen, but at times, we have to limit the amount of what we hear and bare to take care of our precious self. This was inspired after listening to a friend say, "I can't take one more thing, not one!" As I…

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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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Everybody Has A Light ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 7/6/2020

Everybody Has A Light ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 7/6/2020
There's A Light In Your Heart 7/6/2020

Life isn’t a game ~ there should be no “sides” Where is your focus? What is occupying your mind, time and soul? “Things” have never been right, perhaps, now you’re just starting to see a lot and it’s sapping your energy and time. We need equality across the board, we…

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My Neighbors Birth Day Party ~ by Katrina Curtiss 7/3/2020

My Neighbors Birth Day Party ~ by Katrina Curtiss 7/3/2020
Neighbor Ray's Birth Day Party 7/3/2020

In the picture, you see my neighbors, the man in the chair is Ray, he works for H.E.B. He leaves home before sunrise every workday, if I'm on the front porch with my coffee, he shouts a resounding, "Hello!" I'm always wondering if he'll wake the neighbors, he doesn't seem…

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My Sunday Adventure ~ by Katrina Curtiss 7/5/2020

My Sunday Adventure ~ by Katrina Curtiss 7/5/2020
Sofia Helping 86 year Old Ken learn how to Zoom during COVID19

It's interesting, this time of life, Sofia works mostly from home, I have few students ~ some via Zoom, a couple in person, but now that we've spiked with the virus, I've canceled them again. We talk about what we can do, I keep saying, for now we must be…

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A Thought I Thunk ~ Kat-Servation ~ by Katrina Curtiss 7/2/2020

A Thought I Thunk ~ Kat-Servation ~ by Katrina Curtiss 7/2/2020
Katrina Watching For The Storm 7/2/2020

If the weather turns bad, the winds begin to blow, the trees bend, the skies darken, I am aware of potential danger. I grab what needs protected, shut my windows, gather my candles, flashlight, unplug my major appliances, make sure my phone is charged, etc. I wait for more information,…

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Me and My Cat at 3:35am ~ by Katrina Curtiss 7/1/2020

Me and My Cat at 3:35am ~ by Katrina Curtiss 7/1/2020
Basura and Me 3:35am 7/1/2020

Sleep is as illusive as the breath of an angel upon this night The leaves are chatting amongst themselves as the moon smiles Restless with the world, roaming from room to room Too early for coffee, or is it too late for tea? Thinking about a friend whose daughter just…

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My Conversation With Sofia ~ by Katrina Curtiss 6/30/2020 8:15pm

Sofia is my best friend, my flatmate, my family. She is from Portugal, a place where due to COVID-19 she cannot go. She usually travels home this time of year to visit her family and friends, now she cannot. I find her observations of my country insightful and at times,…

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I Feel Like Cindy Lou Who ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 6/27/2020

I Feel Like Cindy Lou Who ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 6/27/2020
Cindy Lou Who ~ by me 6/27/2020

Let me have your imagination for a few And let’s pretend we are in the land of the Who Remember Whoville and the Grinch who stole? It’s a wonderful story worth being retold. I feel like a Who down in Whoville today The Grinch stole our presents away on his…

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It’s Hard ~”What My Grandma Would Say” ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 6/26/2020 

It’s Hard ~”What My Grandma Would Say” ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 6/26/2020 
My Mom And Grandmother 6/26/2020

It’s Hard ~”What My Grandma Would Say” ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 6/26/2020 It’s hard not to talk about things that matter It’s hard not to watch TV, eat and get fatter It’s hard not to engage and voice your rage As we wait for the world to…

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