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an Adrienne Rich poem, and reading the cards

last year, in the midst of the cheeto’s supposed “win” of the elections, a friend introduced me to the most poignant poem by Adrienne Rich. i think i read it a hundred times, between tears. and each time i read it a new line struck a chord in me. so i decided to use it in an assignment… Continue reading an Adrienne Rich poem, and reading the cards

women that have inspired me

Georgia O’Keeffe (and my undying love for her)

“Color is one of the great things in the world that makes life worth living to me.” ~ Georgia O’Keeffe Georgia O’Keeffe is one of those humans whose existence speaks to my soul. …i think she came along at a moment in my life when i was really needing to find strong women role models. i… Continue reading Georgia O’Keeffe (and my undying love for her)

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Zora on Jazz

  I love the way Zora describes her experience listening to Jazz music.  This paragraph is an excerpt from “How It Feels to Be Colored Me”: “In the abrupt way that jazz orchestras have, this one plunges into a number. It loses no time in circumlocutions, but gets right down to business. It contricts the thorax… Continue reading Zora on Jazz