Entries by Lori A. Noonan

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From disciple to discipline

From disciple to discipline   Once a student always a scholar   Disciple comes from the Latin for student and Old English for scholar   Who is teaching and who is learning?   A disciple: One who follows and yet who is leading? Truly?   What does it take to lead Or to follow one’s […]

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All things being equal

All things being equal     All things being equal EQUINOX Equal days and nights Welcoming in with delight and a bit of fright the insight that comes with the rotation of the planet the turning of the seasons All amongst the haze And daze of shortened days’ light   Not unlike fallowed farmland we […]

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All the socials

All the socials Social studies Social science Social media Social influencers Social circles Social impact Social mores Social norms Social significance Social guidelines Social limitations Social constructs Social contracts Social distancing Social networks Social connections Social bonds   Weaving the through line   Return   together united protected   Whole   For your consideration: Have […]

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Forced oneness

Forced Oneness COVID-19 doesn’t care where you’re from It doesn’t check for your passport Or your citizenship Or your next of kin   It doesn’t ask whether you have the new state-issued “Real ID” With the special star symbol on it   COVID-19 doesn’t care how great you were Or claim to be Or whether […]