Dark n’ Dreary 2018

Dark n’ Dreary in 2018 by RM Allen Hill. Ford. Hopefully there will never be another name added to this list. On September 27th I attended a “Solidarity Speak Out” on City Hall Plaza in Boston to show support for the courage of Dr. Christine Blasey-Ford. That same day she was to testify about herContinue reading “Dark n’ Dreary 2018”

Hot Flash at Night

Ballad of the Hot Flash at Night (to the tune of Beverly Hillbillies)   Come and listen to a story ‘bout a woman in her bed For one full year all a-sweatin’ and a-red Then one day she had had it up to here Sat at her laptop and did a questionnaire (“bout getting oldContinue reading “Hot Flash at Night”

“The Grab” a #MeToo pop-up play

I wrote this 5-minute play because I couldnt’ find one. Feel free to use it. It is maximum impact and minimal fuss: all actors wear black and hold scripts onstage. Props needed: text book briefcase shrink-wrapped small plate of brownies diary and pencil large gloves on sticks, (like fireplace tongs) 3 monkey grinder vests, orContinue reading ““The Grab” a #MeToo pop-up play”

Laughing Goddess

Laughing Goddess by RM Allen Jan 2018 The commencement of January always finds me assessing the outcome of 365 days of sitting with my “Word of the Year” (WOY) for the previous year. Back in December of 2016 I was still in sleepless shock, worried about the inept and crude leadership of our country. WhatContinue reading “Laughing Goddess”

The First “American” Eclipse!

I read somewhere that summer 2017 is the “summer of resistance.” Resisting, persisting, insisting; it is pretty much a spectrum and I am on it – trying to find balance in the middle somewhere. Trying to adapt to the changing political climate and find common ground. Listening to the news is still a perplexing activityContinue reading “The First “American” Eclipse!”