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Browsing Archive: mai, 2018

Kids These Days

Posté par Noelle Fraser le dimanche, mai 27, 2018,

Not only heard but also seen,

Kids these days bloom,

Into accidental activists who,

Voice and vision intact:


Accept their right to be,


Allow their right to feel,


Shine their light.


Hearts and minds expansive,

Trusting and receptive,

Often anxious and sometimes sad,

Kids these days are at risk of:


Being their best,


Bearing witness to the best in others,


Living fulfilled.


The luckiest among them,

Rarely deprived of love or understanding,

With every need met,

Kids these days choose to:


Be thankful,


Be generous,


Be...


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Embodiement

Posté par Noelle Fraser le mercredi, mai 9, 2018,

As life would have it, shortly after deciding to explore this topic I found myself vacationing in a new city and anxious to pamper myself, booked a mani/pedi. Upon arriving and seating myself in one of the battalion of chairs I had the uneasy feeling that this was not the kind of place where the body is considered to be a hallowed vessel for spirit but more an object to be subjugated, or at the very least, commanded.


Survival instincts heightened, I quickly gleaned that when the pedicurist ...


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Collisions

Posté par Noelle Fraser le mercredi, mai 2, 2018,

Head on or sideswipe,

Fatal or figurative,

Paths are irrevocably altered.


Waves crash,

Whips lash,

Stars (and hearts) gravitate.


Heads butt,

Bodies slam,

Balls (and hearts) rebound.


A child forms and fashions herself,

By colliding with her enduring mother.


People and ideas,

Confrontation and resistance can temper.


A crucible of transformation,

Hopefully for the better.


Unless it is an assassination,

Or a hit and run.


Disbelief and incredulity are the first on the scene, Followed by confusion and sadness,

Makin...


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