Higher Loyalty a Gutsy Palette

Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership By James Comey From the day it appeared on Amazon’s pre-order list, I waited with impatience and anxiousness. Higher Loyalty is literary nonfiction: part memoir, part inescapably political, and part need-to-know from the nonpartisan, former FBI agent, now a man without a political home. He’s been called a liar …

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Loud War Over Soft Words

#NationalPoetryMonth War Speaks Words never peace Unending nukes Boom -- fire burn Scent of bodies; Toxins bleed near & far Red white & blue drapes coffin clothes of patriotism to graves Rat-a-tat rat-a-tat rat-a-tat Thunder roars, bombs blast from break of dawn till stalk of midnight Red-hot moon torches human hearts, flesh, & limbs Peace …

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DEMocracy Dies in Slow Burn

Joyce Evans-Campbell, a journalist, poet, blogger and She Writes member. #RiseUpforDemocracy Rep. Elijah Cummings, (D- Md.), said, "I’ll fight for it until I die." It’s our right to protect what’s ours to keep." He’s warning Americans about the urgency to defy danger to our democracy. In January, he breathed easier with the dissolution of the …

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