17 December 2020 Freedom is found In knowledge sought Connections imagined – New dawning era of thought Yet none speaks wisely Who claim to know all Pushing forth their opinions As to not seem so small Compensation calculation For indiscretions of past Look instead to the future Nothing Can Last 11 December 2020 There’s aContinue reading “December Poetry Roundup”
Cascadia We climb into the cloud forest–Sleepy trees draped in moss blanketsSlumbering to bird song lullabiesDreaming of snow covered melodiesMelting into symphonies of spring Thank you for taking the time to read this post! It first appeared on Twitter here.
I first wrote this poem in 2007 in my first semester of college. The draft was the first time someone in a collegiate academic setting told me I should consider being a professional poet. I’ve never succeeded in publishing it, but those words still encourage me. Listen to your friends – let them be theContinue reading “We Are Nothing – A Poem”
What did we do to prevent diseases and still carry on with daily life before vaccines existed? Vulnerable populations still existed. Public health measures still existed, even under President Herbert Hoover. So let’s take a gander into the archives of historical texts, starting with my grandmother’s health textbook. It should be noted, as we areContinue reading “Public School Pre-Vaccine Public Health Class Circa 1932 – Part 1: Good Citizenship”