I am WOMAN

Why should I be ashamed? I see you standing over there The wind whips through your hair Acting like you just don’t care But baby I’ve been there And swallowed a truth you just can’t bear. And it ain’t even fair The way they treat us all alike Like we all just black or white …

A Love Letter to Learning

Dear … Seventh-floor-library hideaways on a Saturday morning; Endless hours of Internet scrolling and clicking; Books on Italian phrases and Jane Goodall and ancient Hawaiian traditions; Tiresome lectures and late-night study sessions on the Cuban Missile Crisis. Thank you. Thank you for the last 14 years of loving to learn, and learning to love. https://cdn-images-1.medium.com/max/1440/1*tjyQf9v5uAi_Eet-vt0UGw.jpeg Thank …