Sacrifice by JoyEllen Freeman
Sometimes I wonder if I have ever truly made a sacrifice. As Black History Month comes to a close, I’ve had the chance to reflect on the sacrifices of countless individuals who faced struggles of racism, bigotry, and injustice in the hope that I, the next generation, would live in a world of freedom. I get chills when I think about the many bodies that filled jail cells, the innocent blood...
Rain by Jessica Burkhalter
A rainy day can be a pleasant change from the usual sunshine. The rain invites us to relax and gives us an excuse for idleness. The rain reminds us that not everything is within our control. It does not care about your plans for that day. It falls with or without your approval, each drop making an individual sound. It takes us back to childhood days, splashing in the puddles after school. If not...