Salsa Dancing on the Seine

On Monday, Courtney and I went salsa dancing along the Seine (rhymes with zen) River. Some volunteers from the organization Courtney works with met us outside the metro and showed us where to go. We walked cobblestone streets until we came to the green waters of the Seine. As a river, the Seine is not... Continue Reading →

Ryan’s Courage {narrative essay}

Credit: Ryan’s Courage   Have I not commanded thee? Be strong and of good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the Lord thy God is with thee withersoever thou goest. —Joshua 1:9 “I am sorry that your father could not come to say goodbye. It would arouse the Russians’ suspicions if he... Continue Reading →

Sabbath Snow

  Sabbath Snow   Flawless flakes, Sabbath snow Angels in the air. A blanket of belief has borne A peaceful person’s prayer.   To purify perspective, And keep us calm and clean, Removing mountains when it melts, Leaving living green. -M.M.

Anew Renewed

Anew Renewed   Anew Renewed. A year again. A silver slate of snow. Mistakes to make, Time to take, A ride along the row. A blanket blank, A track to trace, A line around the lane. A piece of peace, A rich release, From prickly points of pain. -M.M.

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