February's poetry continues.
Mostly mundane thoughts
Let me disturb you today.
A humble poetry offering. Because love.
Today I want (and perhaps need) to talk a bit about friendship. Ralph Waldo Emerson said, "I do not wish to treat friendships daintily, but with roughest courage. When they are real, they are not glass threads or frost-work, but the solidest thing we know."He was right. If you have to walk on eggshells around … Continue reading Mel’s Monday Musings: January 25, 2021
In two days, Joe Biden will be POTUS. I can't wait. I saw today that Garth Brooks will be performing at the inauguration, and that he says it's a statement of unity. I hope the Trumplican country music fans pay heed to his words. I know some of them will be surprised -- but if … Continue reading Mel’s Monday Musings: January 18, 2021
Hi. On January 6th, pro-Trump insurrectionists breached the US Capitol. Congress was spirited away *just* in time to avoid coming face-to-face with that mob. People died. Trump is guilty. He is a self-absorbed, feckless, sedition-fomenting traitor. Blood is on his hands. (He probably can't feel it anymore, after almost 400,000 coronavirus deaths.)I hope he's removed … Continue reading Mel’s Monday Musings: January 11, 2021
Happy New Year, y'all! It's not 2020 anymore! And, in two weeks and two days, Joe Biden will be POTUS. Kamala Harris will be VP. I know there is a lot of noise (a LOT) around all of that right now, but don't let it steal your peace. Biden will be sworn in. Trump will … Continue reading Mel’s Monday Musings: January 4, 2021