Culture Studies

When Great Trees Fall

A poem by Maya Angelou. It should be no secret by now that I enjoy poetry that refers to nature. When great trees fall, rocks on distant hills shudder, lions hunker down in tall grasses, and even elephants lumber after safety. When great trees fall in forests, small things recoil into silence, their senses eroded… Continue reading When Great Trees Fall

Culture Studies · Life & General

Remembering the Fallen and the Passed

Happy All Soul's Day! Depending on your culture, and what faith you practice, this week may be a time of reflection and remembering of loved ones who have passed on. Some choose to attend a service, others choose to celebrate lived well lived quietly at home, and others throw parties (Halloween, anyone?). Regardless of your… Continue reading Remembering the Fallen and the Passed