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WEP’S OCTOBER CHALLENGE, THE SCREAM, OCTOBER 20-22, 2021, STOP SIGNS IGNORED, A POEM, BY Pat Garcia, @pat_garcia @DeniseCCovey @YolandaRenee @LGKeltner

Tagline: Ignoring stop signs can be deadly. STOP SIGNS IGNORED It was her life the daughter screamed, and she gazed in disdain at her mother. The older woman stood amazed at the sixteen-year-old and the reflection of hatred coming from her eyes. She watched as her daughter ran into the darkness.  On a bitterly cold …

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THAT’S CHRISTMAS By Pat Garcia

    Christmas, The tingling of Jingle Bells heard on the streets, Hurried, stressed, shopping, Goose, turkey, deer, lamb or fish on the table, That bring indigestion, Overeating that deadens the guilty pull of our consciences, Blinding us to the fact that over half the world is starving. We get up from our tables, With …

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Starting 2017 By Pat Garcia

It’s best to start out slow. Let everyone pass by you. Regard the scenery, Think! Examine the obstacles, Proof the ridges, Learn how to ride the wave And prepare yourself for the tide. — Always count your cost, Estimate time needed, Effort, Price, But don’t forget the rest zones, Everyone needs them, You also. — …

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Shock by Pat Garcia

Shock shook the earth. At first, only tiny tremors, Politicians had ignored them. The media had made fun, Expounding their ignorance. But, the tremors became stronger. — What happened? Where did we go wrong? The ceiling is still in tact. The glass didn’t shatter, People can’t take a splitter as a souvenir, As some did …

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LOSS – A Tribute by Pat Garcia

LOSS In Honor of  Joseph Rubin, +October 11, 2016 A gnawing pain, A searing burn, A deep emotional cut, Slices and separates. Leaving a zip zagged scar, Unable to heal quickly, A wound which reminds things will never be the same.                         — The world changed with your departure. It is our loss. …

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Work, A Poem by Pat Garcia

  WORK   The day ends. Work is undone, Not yet finished, It looms in the background, Waiting. Another day begins. Work is undone, No longer looming, But pressing, Demanding attention. Oh, the joy work fulfills or robs, The disappointment it brings, When overtime must be done, And work becomes the victor that kills love, …

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My Heart Weeps

Hello Everyone, It feels good to be back. I have not posted anything from myself on my Walk On Blog in ages, and it is about time that I started posting again.Once a month, I will feature women we have forgotten about as I have done in the past on this blog and also share …

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