reflections

I Am

The sum of my experiences

Rusty Alderson
3 min readAug 19, 2019
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I am from gentle women with a soft touch
Women who wrestled with weak men
Women whose spirit and vision
Rose above anger and jealousy to anchor my faith

I am from the weak men
Who let their ego and hubris
Determine their actions as they
Heard a relentless drumbeat…

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Rusty Alderson

Retired technologist — eschewing cubicles; habitual observer; perpetual student; philosopher; poet; essayist; advocate for nature and wilderness.