Lois Swimmer, of the Blackfoot band of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, met with family members this summer to honor their aged uncle. “Our ancestors always walk with us,” the uncle told his family members.
Ron Faust, in his introduction to his new book, Percolating Poetry, says, “To have a cup of coffee / Is to take a break in the action.” He offers hope—saying hope lies in abolishing all nuclear weapons—and the fun of a few love poems.
Better Ballot KC is trying to get ranked choice voting on the ballot in KC MO. One way to show the need for RCV is to hold a “parallel election” for voters leaving polls Aug. 2. Volunteers needed!
In ranked choice voting, if your first choice doesn’t make it by having enough votes, then your second choice counts. And if that person doesn’t make it, then your third choice counts.
The walls of our cells close tighter As we look for ways to escape our masks To prevent the coronavirus from infecting us
Truth can be ambiguous. When the Senate Judiciary Committee was taking testimony concerning a Supreme Court nominee, the side that seemed more truthful was unassuming, in quiet, plain repose, in contrast to a loud, boastful defense.