Author Archives: thepensmight

All So Simple

  ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ What’s a person to do? When every day there’s something new, war and violence, feeling blue. So, what’s a person supposed to do? Rich fools spout madness, though some agree, guns for all, that’s best. Don’t you see? Braggarts and […]

We Would Rather

We Would Rather ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ We might walk in beauty but are the night, because, we would rather kill each other. We listen to those who preach peace and love. We would rather kill each other. We are taught to love our neighbors […]

Projected (I hope)

Projected (I hope) ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Shades projected on a wall by searing brightness. A row of lipsticks, twisted open in shades of red, miniature missiles show all that’s left of us, less. Broken, no Rosetta stone translates sacred dead. ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, […]

The Long View

The Long View ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ We all think that we mean a lot. History tells us the answer is not. All of the names, cited in books, future will give no second looks. Burnt cinders, Sol’s nova flash, nothing left to throw in […]

Invisibility

Invisibility ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Hello? Can you hear me? Can you see me? I hope you can because I fear I’ve become invisible. It’s not everywhere or all the time. It’s not at home or when I’m out in the world. In fact, it’s […]

Ere We Fall

Ere We Fall ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Who knows what we’ve lost in the cause of war? Music, art, novels, plays, poems, films and more. Bach, DaVinci, Cassatt, Monet, fodder of kings, Shakespeare, Elliott, Beethoven all gone missing. Would we find saviors numbered with the […]

These Moments

These Moments ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ All of the things we do and say, every place we choose to play, if working or not, stand or fall, all these moments define us all. ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is […]