Democracy Is at My Core

I will not, even for a second, let my guard down

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While millions of people watched the first U.S. presidential so-called debate last night, I imagine many were hoping for reassurance, seeking leadership from their respective parties, and looking for answers.

I imagine many were shook, disappointed, angered, discouraged, fearful and yet there were others who cheered…



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Carolyn Riker

Carolyn Riker


Poetry is my first love. Inspired by intuition & my chunky ginger cat. My favorite place is by the sea, sipping espressos and daydreaming.