Shoulders, chest, hips Smooth slides, slips Bump, bump, bump Vine, turn, stomp and jump Single, single, double Keeps me outa trouble Party Rock Anthem All the Single Ladies And Beat It Metala, Sacala Oye Morena Young and old Timid and bold Gather in the gym To punch it out Dance it off Sexy walk with […]
Old goal: Don’t be surprised When that sucker Throws a sucker punch But out of nowhere Surprise Blammo I’d get hit upside the heart A sucker punch Not surprised That the punch was thrown as much as Surprised that I’d forgotten That this happens Sometimes Over time Lots of times So I was surprised That […]
A Story about one child, one of 22,000 homeless kids in NY Why do some kids have not even the most basic needs covered? What is it like to live such a life? In this New York Times article, Andrea Elliott tells the story of one girl. Unforgettable read.
When I die Don’t cry Just laugh Laugh at all the plans I laid The mistakes I made Let our laughter Lilt ever after Laugh at the games we played The days that fade Just laugh When I die Don’t cry Just sing Sing anything Yell it loud Alone or in a crowd Bust out […]
You wanna fight? Let’s do it right! Bring it! Listen to the music And wing it Get your body moving And fling it I can dance Can you? I can spin And groove. Shake it Now break it Let’s battle! — About the poem: Saturday I went to a breakdance battle, hosted at the University […]
I’m gonna dance Gonna sing Gonna shake it Gonna scream Gonna love Gonna be I’m not afraid to be me – About the poem: Last night, I watched Erica Brown (center) with Dan Traner (left) at the Blues and Brew Festival in Denver. Wow! Because they were not afraid to be themselves, they were […]
Find your most delicate Your most prized crystal goblet I will hold it While you fill it diligently With every worry And every disappointment And every regret And every sad memory And every smidgin of guilt Let go Stand back As I smash it To smithereens With the spike heel of My kryptonite stiletto Now […]
We have a short week, just Thursday and Friday, so I wanted to do something fun. Everyone here knows Gangnam Style ….hmmm what to do? I decided to teach the Macarena to my elementary and middle school classes. I figured it would be a hit with the girls, but wasn’t sure how the boys would […]