Life and Time ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Life is trying, trying to stretch me, stretch me thin. Extenuated tries, treasons, lies, reasons, death and life, sorrow trouble borrowed double. Tears flow, falling like rain, striking, splashing, battering, splattering. Ripples spreading, intersecting. No respite, no recrimination, […]

Outside Straight ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Who named our potentates in charge to date? There’ll be others, after we fill our final crate. Will it ever matter who we put atop that slate? Held to the grindstone their egos won’t ablate. We allow them to […]

Clocking Out ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ As the clock for our survival runs, tic, tic, tic, some pick profits over people, sick, sick, sick. If we don’t make changes quick, quick, quick, there’ll be no need for a clock going tic, tic, tic ~~~~~ Peace […]

In the End ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ M.E. said, wherever you go, there you are. Yet, if you went, then you have gone away. These both, in their own way sound clever. So in the end, if you go, will you then stay? ~~~~~ Peace […]

Always ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Oh so many ways we can dream and hope. Some near, some distant, need a telescope Find what we want or want what we find; spend years so depressed, out of our mind. Will we start to understand which is […]

Damaged Earth, Damaged Sky ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Why would I want to go that way, knowing where it will likely lead? Like any who find faith at the end, in case they were wrong all along. This conversion on their death bed pure hubris, […]

One Exception ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ I sit in my car and write, parked in a neighborhood where I would like to live. Unimpeded Pacific Ocean view, out of my price range. Beside bluffs atop Mavericks. Big wave riding has no appeal, though there is […]