community, COVID-19, love, pandemic

Real Love

Maybe my concern and passion for the topic is fueled by the fact that my parents are immigrants, making me newer to habits of the country by comparison. They come from a community-oriented and group-minded culture. A person isn't merely an individual who makes decisions that do not impact others. Growing up, choices they made… Continue reading Real Love

community, coronavirus, COVID-19, denver, poem, poetry

COVID-19, We’re Terminating You

Lily Chang © 2020   Yesterday, our mayor declared, joining the rest of the world, like we cared. Effective today, we're to stay home. People want pity for wanting to roam. The truth is, we've done too little, too late, the death of ever many could be our fate. I'm no scientist, certainly no epidemiologist.… Continue reading COVID-19, We’re Terminating You

be kind, community, COVID-19, kindness, love, poem, poet, poetry

Trees Firmly Planted

Be trees, firmly planted, well nourished and fed. Fill others; meet their needs. Be kind. This plants seeds. Times are desperate in this outbreak. Through our resources and abilities, gifts we'll make. It's time to turn the tide, as we step forward and take our stride. We need to come together and love, give glory… Continue reading Trees Firmly Planted

birthday, celebration, community, love

Birthday Bliss

Lily Chang © 2019 Celebrating four birthdays will conclude very soon. Today, in fact. Lily Chang © 2019 Having so many birthdays together has taken no small amount of time and has been exhausting. Planning and making time for such events, in already hectic schedules we keep, was tough. But I wouldn't change it for… Continue reading Birthday Bliss

Columbine, community, denver, trauma

Columbine, Community Contused

The day before yesterday, after I had picked up the kiddos from school, I saw some blurbs about some woman who was armed and dangerous somewhere in the Denver metro area. Caution was advised. Around that time, I started getting alerts: texts, e-mails, messages, that Denver Public Schools were on lock out. Apparently there was… Continue reading Columbine, Community Contused