Author Archives: thepensmight

Learning Curve

Learning Curve ~~~~~ We’ve waited so long to fix the world It’s now chaos, nothing but confusion. And, I’m talking about infrastructure, new rides, smooth rides, making sure water’s clean, not mixed with sewage. I cringe to believe we think we’ll fix damage we’ve done, speeding cycles, cold and heat, our planet undergoes. I marvel, […]

On a Bus to Nowhere

On a Bus to Nowhere ~~~~~ As we are all and all are us, if we rise or fall. why make a fuss? Eating daily is nice Clothing, shelter, too. Haves and have-nots but at what price, selfish, greedy people jump the queue? How do the rest of us, who far outnumber those we grant […]

The Other Shoe

The Other Shoe ~~~~~ In times which try you, foil your plans, do you hold on tightly, use both hands, sink ‘neath the waves, in deep despair? Hope anyone helps you; no one’s there. If days, weeks, years, the world stinks, you feel hopeless, know you’re jinxed. You see not a way to thrive or […]

Long Time Friends

Long Time Friends ~~~~~ I watch a group of older women share, talking, laughing, all long-time friends. Experience, affection and respect echo in their every gesture, laugh and smile. ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Please, leave a comment and let me know what you think. See […]

Might Have Been

Might Have Been ~~~~~ Yes, we laugh at the family tortoise, find it funny they saunter so slowly. They have the same thoughts for us, so quickly gone, ere they know we. Stepping so slowly keeps them alive beyond our four score years and ten. Over time, there’s wisdom to derive. See what could be, […]

Red Shifted

Red Shifted ~~~~~ Watching the news last night, noticed something, caused a fright. Stories full of depraved, depressing sights, ads for new medicines, so I will not die tonight Told who died, was shot, or another dastardly deed. Told I can’t breathe, my ticker’s bad, but they have what I need. A plane’s gone missing, […]

Cannot Respond

Cannot Respond ~~~~~ Have you noticed the oldest and youngest fall in love with other; it’s a special bond? Both have freedom to play, not pass a test; social rules block us, so we cannot respond. ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Please, leave a comment and […]