Klimt: Pallas Athene, Teresa D Hawkes, Ph.D., Screenshots Archive

Philosophers, historians
teach us to look at art one way.

Our eyes
streaking straight down chemical highways
to our hearts

teach us another.

For instance you
and your many paintings of women
curl around the base of my brain briefly
before descending to swell my heart
with an explosion
of personal power,
authority,
fortitude,
luscious sensuality languidly wrapping…

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Photo Poetry From Another Age

Dorothea Lange Screenshot 9 24 22. Teresa D Hawkes, Screenshot Archives

wipe the window clean

with stark language of light and dark,

take us to the edge now.

do we want to know

what you knew,

feel what you saw

as you suspend us among

swiftly-lost moments,

neither pathetic nor heroic,

merely showing how

the weight of the world

bears down…

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Sideism. It is everyone against the liberals. It never occurs that this is a lie. Both sides in the USA and indeed the world are for capitalism all the way. Make money at all costs. This has gone back into the dim past we cannot read about. Words fail us…

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Teresa D Hawkes, Ph.D.

Teresa D Hawkes, Ph.D.

We all matter! Code: ALL. A Warren Democrat. A scientist. A poet. A mother. LOVES Bader Ginsburg. Loves McCartney. Is old.Is white.Is LGBTQ.She/her/me.Is woman.