How come:

from Paula Graham

Paula Graham

we built churches, so achingly stunning

for ‘loving’ deities in whose names we have and

 continue to commit the most hideous atrocities imaginable.

Chapter-House-Wells-Cathedral  chapter house Wells Cathedral  1310

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Poetry: The Writer

I whip my words into shape but they do as they please:

a lake by a swamp on a sunlit Garden Parkway–

How quickly a mood can change.

Coffee!     More Coffee!


‘The Writer’ (c) Rob Goldstein 1985

 Header image, “The Accordion”
 (c) Rob Goldstein 2019

Building a Dream: The 2019 San Francisco Women’s March

“Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable….
Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice,
suffering and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate
concern of dedicated individuals.” Martin Luther King Jr.

Some shots of San Francisco’s 2019 Women’s March:  the tone
was hopeful, angry, and determined.

This year we remember that most of the civilized world said yes
to Dr. Kings Dream.

The NATO Alliance promotes global human rights.

Dr. King’s Dream is a global movement.

Democracies will continue to build a more just, integrated and
inclusive global civilization.

We will continue to fight poverty, abuse, and discrimination.

We will not go back.

 

A Cild holds a sign at the 2019 Women's March in San Francisco that reads Build a Wall and My Generation Will Tear it Down
Build a Wall and My Generation Will Tear it Down
photograph of attendees at the 2019 Women's
Working Together
A protest sign at the 2019 Women's March that reads our rights are not up for grabs
Our rights are not up for grabs and neither are we
A phooto of the Rally before the 2019 Women's March
The Rally at City Hall Before the March
Photo of a Marcher holding a sign that reads resisting bitch face
Resisting Bitch Face
Shut Him Up!
Photo of a sign at the 2019 Women's March in San Francisco, the sign reads Fags against Fascism
Fags against Fascism
a sign at the 2019 Women's March asking women to run for president
We Want You to Run for President
2019 San Francisco Women’s March
Photograph of a sign that reads Silence - Death
Silence = Death
2019 Women’s March
A sign at the San Francisco Women's March of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY):
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY):

 

Photograph of a button on a hat worn by one of the men at the 2019 Women's March in San Francisco
Keep Democracy Alive
A sign at the SFO women's march that reads #ImepachThe MF
#ImpeachTheMF

Photographs (c) Rob Goldstein 2019