The 12-ish Days of Christmas: Poetic Inauguration Countdown––Two Weeks

This was supposed to be the post for yesterday, which is the two week countdown to the inauguration of Joe Biden as President and Kamal Harris as Vice President. However, it did not seem appropriate as misguided Americans were assaulting the Capitol, which is pictured above as the traditional location for the Inauguration. Now that … More The 12-ish Days of Christmas: Poetic Inauguration Countdown––Two Weeks

The 12-ish Gifts of 2020: Wonder Woman 1984 UPDATE

For those of you who read my post about how Wonder Woman 1984 eased my grief at not being able to go home this holiday because it captured the Washington DC essence so much better than SO MANY films–well, now I’ve got backup. The Washington Post published an article today entitled:“Wonder Woman 1984’ is a … More The 12-ish Gifts of 2020: Wonder Woman 1984 UPDATE

The 12-ish Gifts of 2020: Wonder Woman 1984

You probably know that originally Christmas was a somber religious holiday. It was the 12 days after Christmas that the partying took place, culminating in Epiphany, the day that the Magi, or the Three Wise Men, came to Jesus baring gifts, representing official acknowledgement of his Divine nature. One of my blog posts that got … More The 12-ish Gifts of 2020: Wonder Woman 1984

Poets for Science

Not only is April host to Earth Day, but it also National Poetry Month here in the US.  Those two events intersected yesterday in a program that Academy of American Poets Chancellor Jane Hirshfield developed called “Poets for Science.” Hirshfield is one of the most accomplished contemporary American poets, and environmental awareness has long been … More Poets for Science