Author Archives: thepensmight

The Only Way

People Over Politics,  World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ Earth is not our stage where we may playact a meager role, despite being cast hero or king. We, more akin to cells that comprise our being a longer time than now we lived as designed. But then we exploded into runaway growth, a cancer which spread so […]

Once Upon a Life

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ Part One Once upon a single life nearly fifty years ago I sat upon a brick wall in Palo Alto feeling low. Without money a place to stay, listening to an unknown  rock band in Litton Plaza, I heard A dulcet voice  offering me hello. Who knew such […]

On the Road Again?

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ Vaccine, my second dose, hurray. Here, I sit and I wait and I hope. Are we on to the road to recovery Or sliding down a slippery slope? ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment  Unite the World! ~~~~~ […]

A Plus Fine

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ Life, I know, is what we make it, Though mostly we let it make us. So busy we can never stop to sit. Think each bit we acquire a plus. Now the pandemic sees us home. What we acquire is mostly online. Swells our waists […]

Ashamed

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ We should all be ashamed. None of us must remain unnamed. Whatever we believe now, no matter what we learned, or how. What we believed yesterday, What we were taught, not in our DNA. Whatever we are ever likely to believe; Open our eyes; we […]

Hide the Fear of Living

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ (aka The Lucky Few) I went for a walk this morning. Reached the beauty of the briny deep. Upon the surface only was my view; the world below kept its secrets close. I thought of how we judge the world, based on the surfaces we […]

One-Six-Twenty-one

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ Past the time that they were reaching, they lost their way and brought the weeping. While their idol raved and ranted screamed he could never be supplanted And it clashed with the truth of freedom. During the riot I watched alone Watched their fervor to […]

Out of Our Depth

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ What we know and what we think we know Are often diametrically opposed, poles apart. Doesn’t matter if we are moving fast or slow Whether near our journey’s end or at the start. Life now flashes by us in fifteen second clips Or flickering interludes […]

Perchance

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ Perchance I will write some purple prose or, perhaps, I will write some pithy poetry. I guess, in the end, I will know what arose. Until then, I suppose, I must wait and see. ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy […]

Spring, Sprang, Sprung

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ Green on trees and grasses presage Spring. All the buds and blossoms soon will adorn. The bounteous harvest the Summer brings. Autumn leaves, silent Winter, don’t mourn. ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment  Unite the World! ~~~~~ See […]