Category Archives: peaceful civil disobedience

~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #100: The Long and Winding Road ~

“The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.” Martin Luther King Jr. While at the University of Washington in 1970, my husband and I joined the student protest that closed I-5, on May 5. Along … Continue reading

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~ American Apartheid ~ A Poem ~

American Apartheid–Lindy Le Coq – June 3, 2020   Four hundred years of suppression, black men and women raped and murdered for being.   Jim Crow still alive in red-lined housing, unfunded schools, three strikes – you’re out, stop & … Continue reading

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~ Report From the Edge of a Continent ~

“A calm will descent and there’s peace at the end of the darkest night, sometimes I cry sometimes I fly like a bird.”  Boz Scaggs The Darkest Night The Worst Hard Time Grapes of Wrath The Day the Earth Stood … Continue reading

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~ Report From the Edge of a Continent ~

In a recent NYT opinion piece, Thomas Friedman masterfully tied Donald Trump’s climate science denial with his willful ignorance and cronyism around the COVID 19 pandemic. Friedman quotes his favorite environmental teacher, Rob Watson: “Mother Nature is just chemistry, biology … Continue reading

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~ Caligula Haiku ~ 5/11/17 ~ Take Two ~

Guess I was a bit upset this morning (also in a hurry) when I posted my caLLigula haiku! Sorry about that, but somehow striking the L twice made me feel more powerful — more in control — an illusion.   grandstand … Continue reading

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~ Haiku ~ Caligula is not America ~

caligula fears subterfuge disintegrates denial backfires ***** feeble and flabby caligula fires false hoods shoots himself in foot ***** stonewall excuses stumble crumble turn to dust we provide strong wind

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~ The New Caligula ~

The New Caligula all flashy and foul immersed in self- admiration promotion satiation needy greedy sordid vile vulgar vicious demented impeachable

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~ We Walk Our Talk! ~

Tom McCall Waterfront Park On the Willamette River ~ A rainy day! On the march, we passed a small dragon-float representing none other than Big Bother himself! Attendance at this rally and march is estimated at between 75,000 and 100,000. … Continue reading

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