LIVING ABOVE THE PAIN

Originally posted on Roth Poetry:
Somewhere above the pain there is life A place where one can live and function Where hopes and dreams can still be achieved Living above the pain does not make it go away It only allows one to be in control Pain lies rooted in one’s being A constant reminder…

REFLECTIONS ON THE DREAM

Originally posted on Roth Poetry:
Reflections on Grant Park 2004 – 2021 11/4/08 I saw America gathered on a cold November night Black and white, yellow and red with all blends in sight I saw America gathered together as one people on the lawn Children of integration, people of hope, “silver spoons,” and ghetto moms…