glass ceilings shatter and chains of oppression fall granting space for all Thanks to Ronovan Writes for the challenge to write a haiku using glass and breaks (for which I subbed in shatter).
Still She Persists
the steps rise steeper as her tomorrows decline yet still she persists I saw Helene's What Do You See Challenge directly after reading the news of yet another infuriating decision to exert control over women. I am struggling to retain hope for a future where (as a woman) I am considered to be a… Continue reading Still She Persists
Don’t Get Hooked
falling for Peter Tinker Bell took a tumble and her light went out This fun little haiku (or this statement on the dangers of falling for an immature emotionally stunted man-child) was inspired by Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge (tumble / tinker).
The Future is Female
tension escalates the battle is upon us as she rises up I've struggled this past week or so. No muse or no hope or no energy ... or all of the above. The world has got me down. But I'm determined to rise back up so thanks to Ronovan Writes for the word inspiration (friction and action… Continue reading The Future is Female
Dare to Dream
Just a girl they say Just one more pop wanna be Just watch me she says This haiku was inspired by this wonderful piece of art by Vincent Giarrano provided courtesy of the photo challenge at Mind Love Misery Menagerie and by the train of thought inspired the word of the day (daredevil) courtesy of Tales from the… Continue reading Dare to Dream
she never minded steering through the tight spaces just the narrow minds Thanks to Ronovan Writes (narrow / minded) and the WOTD Challenge (teachable) for the inspiration. Check out their sites for details on the challenges and some great writing.
Women: We Get Things Done
Between the sell/buy/move chaos and my current haiku obsession I’ve neglected to share links for some of the stuff I’ve been doing for my day-job. I may go back to some prior months in the days to come, but for today I’m going to stick to this month's work, which (somewhat ironically) means I’m stepping… Continue reading Women: We Get Things Done
An “Old-Fashioned” Wedding or Becoming Mrs. Right
truthfully she pledged to “love honor and obey” then parody died Thanks to FOWC and Ronovan Writes for the prompts. And for the record, this is not a reflection on my marriage, which is alive and happy, maybe because we never promised to "obey." 😉
To Do Lists
Yesterday’s To Do List disrupt the status quo smash the patriarchy be an ally shatter the glass ceiling practice intersectional feminism crack open the captivating confines of my privilege be civil Today’s To Do List disrupt the status quo smash the patriarchy be an ally shatter the glass ceiling practice intersectional feminism crack open the… Continue reading To Do Lists
you’d be prettier if you smiled
cloudy concoctions of smiles and apologies artful illusion ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Thanks to Putting My Feet in the Dirt and FOWC