My Mama Raised Me Better ~ by Katrina Curtiss 10/20/2020

My Mama Raised Me Better ~ by Katrina Curtiss 10/20/2020
Ruth Bader Ginsberg Face-mask 10:20:2020

My Mama raised me better than to be friends with anyone who makes fun of the handicapped. My Mama raised me better than to be friends with someone who commits adultery. My Mama raised me better than to be friends with anyone who refuses to help others. My Mama raised…

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“The Color of Today’s Clear Sky Is The Same As My Vote.” ~ by Katrina Curtiss 10/13/2020

“The Color of Today’s Clear Sky Is The Same As My Vote.” ~ by Katrina Curtiss 10/13/2020
I Voted Early In The 2020 Presidential Election ~ 10:13:2020

I didn’t think it would matter so much, early voting, but it did. I didn’t plan on being one of the first at the polls, but I was. I didn’t think I would feel so much pride, but I do. I didn’t know the woman in front of me would…

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Excited as a Kid on Christmas Morning ~ Katrina Curtiss 10/13/2020

Excited as a Kid on Christmas Morning ~ Katrina Curtiss 10/13/2020
Be The Vote 10:13:2020

Basura Cat woke me up at 4:30 this morning. As usual, I went to feed her, but it was not a feeding of the belly that she was after, instead, it is the feeding of her soul Sofia drove by my voting location just after 6am, she suggested that I…

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The High Road ~ by Katrina Curtiss 10/2/2020

The High Road ~ by Katrina Curtiss 10/2/2020
Two Wanderers, Wandering ~ 2015

In response to today's announcement that President Donald Trump and his wife are both now COVID-19 positive. While other countries snicker at us, here in the United States, how we react is a testament to who we are as a people. It's easy to laugh when the bully falters and…

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My Cat And My Student, Mr. J. ~ Katrina Curtiss 9/17/2020

My Cat And My Student, Mr. J. ~ Katrina Curtiss 9/17/2020
Jackson and Basura 9:17:2020

He’s a great kid, to me at this age; they’re all kids. He looks at life with a gentle heart. He wants to travel after High School, wants to feel the world. He wants to make a difference. Basura Cat knows my students, a great judge of character. For some…

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My Cat And The Masked Guitar Students ~ by Katrina Curtiss 9/15/2020

My Cat And The Masked Guitar Students ~ by Katrina Curtiss 9/15/2020
Miss C. And Basura Guitar Lesson 9/12/2020

I've been teaching on Zoom ~ then as the number of COVID-19 cases started to drop, started teaching in person at my home studio. I have a plexiglass divider between my students and me. We're at least 6 feet apart. It's okay, if once the student is seated, that they take off…

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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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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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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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My Cat Wears A Flask Instead Of A Mask ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 6/26/2020

My Cat Wears A Flask Instead Of A Mask ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 6/26/2020
My Cat In A Flask 6/26/2020

Basura cat was running around wearing a flask It was the strangest thing, so I just had to ask It clinked and it clanked as she ran blindly by She said, “I’ll keep you healthy, at least I can try!” Now my cat is usually very bright But I had…

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