Privileged

“In theory, we are all equal before the law. In practice, there are overwhelming privileges that come with winning the birth lottery.” — Adrianna Huffington bred for best in show costumed in blue ribbon robes claiming privilege *   *   * Bred for Show ~ Rose photo and “Privileged” Haiku* by Mary O’Connor © 2020 * … More Privileged

Resistance

“Sometimes there’s truth in old clichés. There can be no real peace without justice. And without resistance there will be no justice.” — Arundhati Roy heads tucked under eyes closed to world around blocking light of change *   *   * Resistance ~ Sleeping Mute Swans* photo by Jan Logozzo • “Resistance” Haiku** by Mary O’Connor … More Resistance

Justice

“Peace is not the absence of war but the presence of justice.” — Harrison Ford “For the hanged and beaten, for the shot, drowned and burned, for the tortured, tormented and terrorized, for those abandoned by the rule of law, we will remember.  With hope because hopelessness is the enemy of justice. With courage because … More Justice