Little Pawn

My whole life, I admired the King and Queen. Serene, graceful, and applauded. Powerful and strong....aggressive. Yet hiding behind the defenses of the lesser pieces. As I became older, I pondered the knight or the bishop, how they could think outside the box and level the playing field. But, in my older years, I admire … Continue reading Little Pawn


It was the 80s. I loved MTV, My Little Ponies, and Barbie Dolls that never looked like me. My aunt bought me a Raggedy Ann doll for Christmas but I wouldn’t play with it. She was ugly with stupid red yarn for hair. In those days, I was encouraged not to wear pink. “It clashes … Continue reading Pink