• Activism,  Well-Tempered Bards

    We Should Be Free

    It’s not about you, It’s not about me, It’s not about who you think I should be. Because it’s about you And it’s about me, It’s all about how we should be free.   Because it’s about her And it’s about him, It’s about being happy with the color you’re living in. It’s not about hate, It’s not about sin, It’s about being able to love the one you’re with.   And it’s about standing Up for what’s right, Raising your voice to join in the fight To be who you are To see past judgmental eyes And love the broken and bruised and comfort their cries.   Because it’s…

  • Reading,  Thoughts

    Thought For the Day…

    Replace the word “racism” with the word “culturism” (it doesn’t exist, by the way, but should). Would that change anything? What would it change if so? Would it make a difference in how society sees diversity? Think about it like this: if you couldn’t argue that “it’s in their blood” because culturism would say that biologically all humans are similar (excluding obvious differences in gender and skin color) what would be the point in discriminating against it? If discrimination were based on the differences in one society’s beliefs and practices how could you argue that one culture is superior to the other if there was no proof other than opinions?…

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    You Never Know What Voice Is Going To Speak To You

    I’m sitting here in my kitchen having my second cup of tea and being fairly lazy. Most of the housework is done but there are so many things I could/should be doing and I’m debating whether or not to continue being lazy and just taking it easy today. The sun is shining and it’s 93 degrees at noon here in the mid-cities area of Dallas/Fort Worth. Really, if you look at it mathmatically, I have less days to be lazy at my age so I should accept the arduous responsibility of enjoying these last summer days of what could actually be the last days of my life, right? Hmmm….housework, writing,…