You can’t go back
And erase the past
You can go forward to create a
Next month I have chosen to do a challenge called “Dressember.”
For this challenge I have committed to wear a dress everyday for the month of December in order to raise awareness (and funds) in the campaign against human trafficking and modern slavery.
So some of my poetry next month may reflect on this as I journey thru each day of the challenge.
I will be making daily posts on my personal blog about my journey regarding this challenge as well as posting pics and info about Dressember and the fight against human trafficking and abuse.
If any of you would like to follow me on this journey I invite you to subscribe to my other blog at: Blog | Leona J. Atkinson | Inspirational Writer/Artist
Has it been so long
That we have forgotten
The New Year challenge?
80 days have quietly passed,
What’s your new year story say?
Dictionary.com Word Of The Day
1. a parchment or the like from which writing has been partially or completely erased to make room for another text.
All history was a palimpsest, scraped clean and reinscribed exactly as often as was necessary.
— George Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-Four,
Trying to go back to the beginning
Have to find away to erase
Need to change what happened
While in my genesis place
Looking for a way
First errs to chase
But its gone
“Actions speak louder than words” —Author Unknown
Sources say that this expression dates back as far as 1628. It was first used in its current form in the USA by Abraham Lincoln in 1856.