Mari Hawes's Blog (5)

Poetry, A look through the journals of my past

We are the same 

Soft quiet wind rushing through glimpses

Many faces seen through your eyes

Hazy, drenched

Reflections of you

Who you are today

You turn from me

Why turn? Thoughtless to me of you

We are the same

Sift through pebbles

Stones of recompense

Grant me serenity

A stone under a stone under a stone

We are the same

Face me

Touch me

Envelope our…


Added by Mari Hawes on August 8, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

4 more days!!!

Is it alright to be so excited I can hardly breathe?  My daughter thinks I'm nuts, and truthfully I probably am, but I am so excited to go see Les Miserables with my students!!! 

I'm still working on a place to go have dinner with them afterward.  It can't be too far from campus because I don't have a car and we will need to walk.  I'm undecided..... I can only go so fancy, but no way am I just taking them to Frontier.  NOT that I don't LOVE Frontier, I do!!  It's just not what I…


Added by Mari Hawes on June 6, 2012 at 10:44pm — No Comments

Teaching Arts Classes and tutoring

I have two types of classes I will be offering.

I am combining my first with the world's first. My first real occupation other than motherhood is fitness.  I've been working in the fitness industry since 2001.  Belly dance is the world's first form of exercise for women. 

I will be teaching EsteemBellyFit - using a combination of methods from Persian and Egyptian belly dance techniques, Hip…


Added by Mari Hawes on May 28, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

Reminiscing an old conversation The sociology of gingerbread men

This is one of the funniest discussions I had with a friend of mine, from 2009


DUDE can school get any more busy right before christmas???!!? How the hell am I supposed to think of sociology when all I want to do is make cookies? Really who thought of this plan?


Uh, ok... Searching for response... uh... maybe try thinking about the sociology of gingerbread men...


So what social class is a gingerbread man in if he only has one…


Added by Mari Hawes on May 26, 2012 at 8:00pm — 2 Comments

First Post..... Shall I make this a poetry blog?

Ok, so for my first Duke City Fix blog, here's a few of my poems....


People stand on land

not knowing who came before…


Added by Mari Hawes on May 22, 2012 at 4:43pm — No Comments

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