But Then I Smiled ~ Thanksgiving Reflections ~ Katrina Curtiss 11/26/2020

But Then I Smiled ~ Thanksgiving Reflections ~ Katrina Curtiss 11/26/2020
Thanksgiving Crayons 11:26:2020

I got a little sad when I heard the neighbors having a small get together on their patio, it reminded me of Thanksgivings gone past. But then I smiled at their sound of laugher and children playing, am joyously jealous. I got a little sad when buying a small turkey,…

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A View from An Older White Woman in America ~ by Katrina Curtiss 10/1/2020

“The difference between us is not in the color of our skin, but what lies in our hearts.” ~ by me When I hear the words, “White Privilege” ~ it use to make me laugh. The 3rdof 4 kids, abandoned by my “father” ~ a mother who literally sacrificed her…

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My Squirrels, My Tree, Basura And Me ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 9/8/2020

My Squirrels, My Tree, Basura And Me ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 9/8/2020
Squirrel In My Tree, Oh Lucky Me

Everyday, two Squirrels play tag in my tree It’s better than anything to be found on TV They race and they jump from limb to limb One is a Her and one is a Him. Their chase goes round and round From the top of the tree to the brown…

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I Remember ~ by Katrina Curtiss 8/28/2020 4:20am

This morning, Basura Cat woke me up at 4am. She wanted more than food, she wanted held, sometimes she just needs me. I adore these moments, I hold her close to my chest and sing to her, dance her around the darken living room, just us two. Being the cat…

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Random Thoughts On A Friday Mouring~ by Katrina Curtiss 8/21/2020

If a tree falls in the forest, and no one is around Does that mean it doesn’t make a sound? As the Honeybee works to make honey all day Does that mean the Honeybee never does play? If wishes are whispered soft into the night With the light of day,…

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A Pondering I Have Gone ~ Katrina Curtiss 8/11/2020

A Pondering I Have Gone ~ Katrina Curtiss 8/11/2020
#girlwithguitar written in sand ~ Costa Rica 2019

It feels like grace and class are a thing of the past And that anything goes nowadays Gone are the days filled with discipline and hope When a kid got their mouth washed out with soap. When caught chewing gum in class I had to stand in the corner, as…

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Skill Mountain ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 8/5/2020

Skill Mountain ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 8/5/2020
Skill Mountain 8/5/2020

Everyone is Someone Special! Think of it, if you will That everyone has their own special skill Some build with blocks, some folks like to talk Some fix things, like airplanes or clocks. The trick is to find something you like Cooking, painting or fixing old bikes Then do what…

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The Unsaid Conversation ~ by Katrina Curtiss 8/2/2020

The Unsaid Conversation ~ by Katrina Curtiss 8/2/2020
Moonlight Conversations 8/2/2020

Oh the things you will hear under the pale moonlight as an armadillo passes by. The Unsaid Conversation ~ by Katrina Curtiss 8/2/2020 I need to talk to you About something that I need to do Sit up straight, eye to eye, Listening to the words as they fly by.…

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Random Thoughts ~ by Katrina Curtiss 7/29/2020

I just got off the phone with my good friend, 86 year old Ken, we talked of the world. He ended the conversation with these words, "I suggest you get a good bottle of Scotch, an expensive cigar and sit back and relax." Random Thoughts ~ by Katrina Curtiss 7/29/2020…

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Some People Say ~ by Katrina Curtiss 7/14/2020

Some people say, “America, love it or leave it” I say, “American love it and try to change it.” Some people say, “Wait until November 4thand the virus will disappear” I say, “It’s a global pandemic you moron” Some people say, “If you say “All Lives Matter” you’re racist because…

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