Archive for the ‘Words of Wisdom’ Category

  • Alice in Wonderland

    Date: 2019.07.18 | Category: Words of Wisdom | Response: 0

    “I know who I was when I woke up this morning, but I’ve changed a fewl times since then.” – Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

  • Wing Young Huie

    Date: 2019.07.18 | Category: Words of Wisdom | Response: 0

    “You can look in the mirror every day and never really see yourself.”-CHINES-NESS, Wing Young Huie

  • Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, “The Danger of a Single Story,” TED Talk, 2009.

    Date: 2018.09.08 | Category: Words of Wisdom | Response: 0

     

    “The single story creates stereotypes and the problem with stereotypes is not that they are untrue but that they are incomplete.  They make one story become the only story.”

    “The consequence of a single story is this: it robs people of dignity. It emphasizes how we are different rather than how we are similar.”

    “Stories matter.”

    –Chimamanda Adichie

     

  • Nikki Giovanni, “When I Die”

    Date: 2018.07.03 | Category: Words of Wisdom | Response: 0

    “and if ever i touched a life i hope that life knows / that I know that touching was and still is and will always / be the true / revolution”

    –Nikki Giovanni, “When I Die”

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Sherry Quan Lee approaches writing as a community resource and as culturally based art of an ordinary everyday practical aesthetic. Lee is a Community Instructor at Metropolitan State University (Intro to Creative Writing, Advanced Creative Writing), and has taught at Intermedia Arts, and the Loft Literary Center. She is the author of A Little Mixed Up, Guild Press, 1982 (second printing), Chinese Blackbird, a memoir in verse, published 2002 by the Asian American Renaissance, republished 2008 by Loving Healing Press, and How to Write a Suicide Note: serial essays that saved a woman’s life, Loving Healing Press, 2008.

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