Tag Archives: Barack Obama

Masako, Where are you?

Masako, The last time I heard your voice you phoned to congratulate me on President Barack Obama’s victory. That has been awhile. I thought so deeply of you two weeks ago I phoned the Eurythmy school in Dornach, Switzerland to inquire about … Continue reading

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NELSON, IF YOU MUST GO (Poem for Nelson Mandela)

NELSON, IF YOU MUST GO If you must go know that your shadow reigns supreme internationally. If you must go, Tell Martin that his people have almost reached the promised land and that President Barack Obama is the new man … Continue reading

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FOREIGN WISDOM (Japanese/German/English Words of Wisdom from Masako, my Japanese Eurythmy friend

  Rummaging through my old journals, I luckily stumbled upon a poem that my friend, Masako, had given me during my recovery from a hysterectomy.  Masako and I met while we studied Eurythmy at the Academy of Eurythmische Kunst in Switzerland. I recall … Continue reading

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Chocolate Covered Southern Belle (In Honor of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.)

When I moved to Europe, I recall wanting to march to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, even thought it meant that I would march alone.  My husband suggested that this practice would be odd in Europe because it is … Continue reading

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MAIL TRESPASSING

I DO NOT…REPEAT….DO NOT WORK FOR THE CIA or the FBI!!!!I AM NOT A SPY! I am seriously thinking about writing these statements in huge letters on seven envelopes and sending them to the French, Swiss, and American postal service. … Continue reading

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