Summing up the year 2020 in three sentences and 17 syllables, that was the challenge from the Frazier History Museum. An all-star cast of contributors are featured online and in this week’s Virtual Frazier Magazine ranging from Congressman John Yarmuth to University of Louisville President Dr. Neeli Bendapudi.The challenge also welcomed artists, teachers, students and local leaders.Many topics people wrote about included masks, the pandemic, politics, NTI and health.Director of Community Engagement Rachel Platt said many people found the writing process cathartic and inspiring.Here are some that are listed on the museum’s website.Michael Adams, Kentucky Secretary of StateSure, we can make itEasy to vote, hard to cheat!(Requires pandemic?)Dr. Neeli Bendapudi, President, University of LouisvilleYou’re on mute. You froze.Rating backgrounds, I suppose.Only the zoom knows!Hannah Drake, Spoken Word Artist and ActivistA Year Of VisionWith Clarity We Now SeeLove Always Trumps HateAshley Howlett, Teacherlong days—always homemy screen time intensifiedcovid warped my mindTori Murden McClure, President, Spalding UniversityStorms rage, tempers flare,In the darkest hours, stars shine,Look for them, and smileJohn Yarmuth, U.S. Congressman, Kentucky’s 5th Districtwhen the presidentwon’t accept the electionthat’s called a high coupDavid James, Metro Council PresidentCovid and protestsCreating a new cityBetter days aheadTo read more submissions, click here.

Summing up the year 2020 in three sentences and 17 syllables, that was the challenge from the Frazier History Museum.

An all-star cast of contributors are featured online and in this week’s Virtual Frazier Magazine ranging from Congressman John Yarmuth to University of Louisville President Dr. Neeli Bendapudi.

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The challenge also welcomed artists, teachers, students and local leaders.

Many topics people wrote about included masks, the pandemic, politics, NTI and health.

Director of Community Engagement Rachel Platt said many people found the writing process cathartic and inspiring.

Here are some that are listed on the museum’s website.

Michael Adams, Kentucky Secretary of State

Sure, we can make it
Easy to vote, hard to cheat!
(Requires pandemic?)

Dr. Neeli Bendapudi, President, University of Louisville

You’re on mute. You froze.
Rating backgrounds, I suppose.
Only the zoom knows!

Hannah Drake, Spoken Word Artist and Activist

A Year Of Vision
With Clarity We Now See
Love Always Trumps Hate

Ashley Howlett, Teacher

long days—always home
my screen time intensified
covid warped my mind

Tori Murden McClure, President, Spalding University

Storms rage, tempers flare,
In the darkest hours, stars shine,
Look for them, and smile

John Yarmuth, U.S. Congressman, Kentucky’s 5th District

when the president
won’t accept the election
that’s called a high coup

David James, Metro Council President

Covid and protests
Creating a new city
Better days ahead

To read more submissions, click here.

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