Karen Nelson Mangold is a writer and poet from Ocean Gate, NJ. In addition to writing she wears a gazillion other hats including mama, teacher, merry prankster and soup maker. A gypsy nomad at heart, she has been collecting tales for her upcoming books, Tales from the Tribe, and Faceplant Buddhas. Karen writes to ignite the light of peace in the world.
You wonder why she’s sad when she’s beautiful and she’s adored and she makes people happy. You wonder why she thinks that wine stuff is going to love her more than you do. So much that she falls asleep holding a glass, instead of your hand.
I march for those who have died because someone else lacked that compassion and empathy and desire to understand that even though we may look and express ourselves differently, we are still one human tribe.