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About whenquiet

A child of God, opinionated, survivor, eloquent, elegant, exquisite bohemian, and humble, loving life and shining light to those who are in the shadow.

Pre-2020

Pre-2020 By Anna Greene Dell’Era© As I gaze seagulls’ flight I give thanks for the gift of sight As I peer the intensity of the sea’s aquamarine I accept the unknown of things unseen I reflect on my ancestors’ plight … Continue reading

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NEVER GIVE UP#InternationalDanceDay, #BeyonceBeforeILetGoDanceChallenge, (Anna Greene Dell’Era-62 years young)

Senior citizen inspired by Beyonce’s Homecoming Netflix documentary Continue reading

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DA France 2019 National Elections – Meet the Candidates posted by Robin Guinot | DAF COMMUNCATIONS COORDINATOR April 10, 2019

Anna Dell’Era, F I am a concerned American citizen and Democrats Abroad France Strasbourg member.  I have resided in France since 1992.  An active Democrats Abroad member during the Obama campaign in 2008, I painstakingly phonebanked in an Dems Abroad- … Continue reading

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Greene Onion

Speaking my truth, creatively, reminds me of an onion. Removal of the thin outer layer is necessary to arrive at the juice. In honor of Black History Month, I offer two snippets of my Greene Onion….Humble salutes to Sojourner Truth, … Continue reading

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So you want to sing?

So, sing! Any way you can. Anna Dell’Era offers vocal workshop for Cancer patients and those affected each Tuesday 14:00-16:00 Haus der Krebsliga beider Basel Petersplatz 12, 4051 – Basel, Switzerland Vocal technique focusing on correct breathing; imagery technique and … Continue reading

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when you tire of answering questions cause you know you’re being placed in a box you don’t dare remove your shoes cause there’s s hole in your sock your mental health specialist is nodding as you try to speak he … Continue reading

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And, this is my America.

I saw the video concerning the confrontation between the Covington Students and the Elder Native American, Mr. Nathan Phillips on Twitter. I was saddened, angry, and felt I must respond. Last night, I viewed the uploaded video which included the … Continue reading

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