March 19, 2015

Viola: A brave mother’s last seconds of life

The following poem, ‘Leroy and Viola,’ was written after I read a newspaper article about a white woman named Viola Gregg Liuzzo, who sacrificed her life for the American Civil Rights movement, and her companion on that fateful day, African American freedom fighter, Leroy Moton. I had the honor and privilege of speaking with Mr.


#Haiku of the day (March 19)


Forgetting – This life is bigger/ Us and the things you told me/ A moment in space