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About Cassie Collingsworth

Cassie Collingsworth is a single mother and pot activist in East Tennessee where she juggles two small-potatoes jobs and one great big poetry obsession. In between work and mothering and activism, she spends her time gardening, writing, and trying her very best to remain compassionate and hopeful in this increasingly ruthless world.

Posts by Cassie Collingsworth:

Reaching into the Darkness: Activism in Unlikely Places

Reaching into the Darkness: Activism in Unlikely Places

There is a song from the late 1960s by the folk duo Friend and Lover that includes the lyric “Reach out in the darkness and you may find a friend.” It’s human nature to think that the darkness is comprised of all things different and uncertain. It’s natural to experience fear and apprehension when approaching […]

Every Mom’s An Activist: The Drug War Comes Home

Every Mom’s An Activist: The Drug War Comes Home

I never would have thought that I would be speechless on the topic of Marijuana. I’m passionate about it. I live it and I breathe it. It isn’t for lack of love that I have no words. The Marijuana “issue” simply leaves me dumbfounded with its breadth. In fact there is no single issue, but […]