Author Archives: thepensmight

Ad Infinitum

But who’s to know what tomorrow holds? It’s not like it’s only dictated by the past. Silly as it  sounds, fabled ETs might land, Or crazy leaders start the final war at last. A war no one wants, but most won’t say; Stakes are too high, even fat cats will lose. They don’t understand any […]

In This Instant

~~~~~ Wherever humans have been, there has been war In this instant there is time to change how we are Wherever humans have been, there has been peace In this instant there is time to let all conflict cease Wherever humans have been, we ward community In this instant there is time to know all […]

No Longer

~~~~~ I can no longer write of hate Not even to decry it I can only write of love Though our actions belie it I must not chew on pain and fear Though daily on the menu I must change my diet As I cannot change my venue ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  […]

We’re Gone

~~~~~ Everything is rapidly growing worse It is true in prose, it is true in verse We’ll all party until we finally drop Time will show us we’re not on top Let’s dance across the sands of time To discover that it is just quick-lime Or sink into the slime and the ooze It does […]

Silently Across the Night

~~~~~ Moving silently across the night-dark earth, Fires burn ever, Fluttering banners, gold and red, to mark the dead, Ever brighter, Projected onto shifting smoke, Ever hotter. An ever-changing, tattered screen, white, gray, black, Consuming all. No animal, no insect, no blade of grass remains For eyes to see. Glimpses through wind-blown billows, voids, Eyes […]

In Conjunction

~~~~~ I guarantee, it is a simple concept, truthfully The mode storytellers turn form into function Basics below, transitions between noted duly Problem, challenges, solution, in conjunction Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Please, leave a comment and let me know what you think. See more of my […]

The Swansong of William Theodore Peacock

~~~~~ Stop up my ears and cover my eyes. Redeem me from the nightly news, From their blatant, calculated lies. To the men behind the curtain, pay, Pay no attention, So-called leaders, smoke and mirrors, Sleight of hand, misdirection and distraction. Shall I evoke the message, style From an earlier era? A man, a poet, […]