Congrats Denise!

Author, Joy Nwosu Lo-Bamijoko

Today is Day 2 of our 2020 RWISA

“RISE-UP” Blog Tour!

Featuring

D.L. Finn

Her author’s RWISAPROFILE PAGE – https://ravewriters.wordpress.com/meet-the-authors/author-d-l-finn/

D.L. Finn’s Poetry 

MISTY MOUNTAIN MOMENT

It flows quietly on a breeze

Covering the landscape in its presence.

The world simplifies at that moment

While the mountain mist intensifies.

Its threatening chill keeps us indoors

Watching…

Waiting…

Worrying…

How long will it eliminate color from our world?

Yet, we’re securely tucked away inside.

We have a full stomach.

A place to sleep… others don’t.

Some live outside in this mountain mist

Trying to survive.

We offer what we can… from a safe distance.

As we head back to our protected lives

Suddenly, we get a glimpse past the monochrome.

Then we remember that a dreary gray mountain moment

Does not subdue the light that shines within all of us.

GONE

Gone is my freedom as I shelter at home.

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About Shirley Harris-Slaughter

I love old buildings and history. That's why I ended up writing about the history that surrounded me all of my life - "Our Lady of Victory, the Saga of an African-American Catholic Community." Plus our church had closed and the school is torn down, so I felt it was imperative that we preserve the history or it would be lost forever.
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2 Responses to

  1. Jan Sikes says:

    Thank you for sharing Denise’s post, Shirley!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Gwen M. Plano says:

    Lovely poems, lovely writer! Thank you for hosting, Shirley.

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