Please Note: Like part one of The Climatological Blossoms of My Mother’s Pink Camellia, based on reflections by African-American author Aberjhani (pronounced: Ah Bear Zhah Knee), repost of this second episode is presented on Mother’s Day 2022 in tribute to mothers and children escaping war zones and climate-ravaged regions around the world. Since the beginning … More The Climatological Blossoms on My Mother’s Pink Camellia Part 2 of 2￼
“The systematic looting of language can be recognized by the tendency of its users to forgo its nuanced, complex, mid-wifery properties for menace and subjugation. Oppressive language does more than represent violence; it is violence…”~Toni Morrison, 1993 Nobel Lecture in Literature (This segment of Creative Flexibility and Annihilated Lives is published in partnership with Voices … More Creative Flexibility and Annihilated Lives (essay with poem)
Syrian children behind a barbed wire fence at the Ceylanpinar refugee camp in the Sanliurfa province of Turkey. (Photo by Reuters) At the heart of Creative Thinkers International’s operational philosophy has always been a core belief in the ability of positive creativity to help inspire nonviolent conflict resolution. This is not a romantic notion; it … More Creative Thinkers International and 21st Century Notions of Community – Bright Skylark Literary Productions
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