~~~~~ O, to imagine my words, my art might last Across the days, the years, the time to come, After I have gone Behind the curtain of future vision. I, to be merely in the wings And watch the players enliven my thoughts, Explain the meaning of my words, Daubs and strokes of painted memory […]

~~~~~ My desk sits by the window, covered with cat hair. One chair leg is short, makes it wobble when I sit. These, my poor excuses for my daily shirking bit, So I go to check the frig, but I find there only air. Everywhere I go I ride my bike with two flat tires, Mostly […]

~~~~~ In the depths, the canyons of urban landscape, Where, I wonder, should I think to find beauty? Difficult to know where I might start my search. Should I go to a park, surround by busy streets, With sounds of commerce, traffic roaring past? A museum, perhaps, full of line, design, people Crowded cheek by […]

A glowing orb reflects itself in opposition.

~~~~~ We should all be ashamed. None of us must remain unnamed, Whatever we believe now, Not matter what we learned, or how Or we believed yesterday, What we were taught, not in our DNA, We are ever likely to believe, Open our eyes; we are being deceived. The time we are breathing, Whether we’re […]

Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment Over coffee with a friend during the primaries, we discussed tRump. We disagreed about the tRump phenomenon. While I feel the rhetoric of hate, bigotry, misogyny he spews sets a dangerous tone, incites conflict and reduces the presidency and government to the level […]

In this dim season of darkening light, When day is eclipsed by growing night, I walk on, crackling crispness, fast-fallen leaves, Like shots from a distant fight. Stark, bare limbs filter the weakened Sunlight, all that my starved skin receives. I hurry homeward through the gloom. The afternoon, the evening falling, Wrapping itself in nighttime’s […]

A dichotomy of dark and light where the colors seem unable to meet, though uA dichotomy of dark and light where the colors seem unable to meet, though ultimately they are all the same.

~~~~~ When many commit cruel murder, macho maniacs brutally rape, mad hermits dream and decimate, Then, will we need to know where the sidewalk ends, where a phenomenal woman’s secrets lie? While daily tribunes trumpet madness, feasts of destruction, humanity the savage, ravenous beast, Will it matter if we take the road less traveled,if we […]