Category Grooks

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 […]

As Always

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ When sunlight warms the waiting Earth, While darkness spreads its nightly chill. One engenders all life and giving birth, In the end death wins and it always will. Still, dawn will come around once more Until our unknown last morning comes. In the beginning, life […]

Than I Be

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ In all things creative, I wish I was Much more talented than I already be. Although I should practice, I pause. Still, I realize, can’t wait for discovery ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment  Unite the World! ~~~~~ […]

Why Isn’t Everyone?

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ I’m so disgusted and depressed; we seem to hate ourselves most. Why isn’t everyone distressed? We are the flambe that we roast. ~~~~~  Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment  Unite the World! ~~~~~ See more of my creative offerings […]

Sometimes

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ Myself, I find, myself, I lose. Sometimes many times a day. It’s not a thing I would choose, Sometimes my life works this way. I wonder, is it the same for you Or is your mood always the same? Are we dropped into life’s stew, […]

Good Boy

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ Do I or don’t I enter contests? Art, writing; Who knows what? Clearly, I’m seeking conquests. Think I’d be fine with a head pat. ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment  Unite the World! ~~~~~ See more of my […]

18” Rule

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ Someone once told me it’s only 18 inches From a pat on the back to a kick in the ass. To try is better than sitting on the bench is. Who knows, you could be head of the class. ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is […]

Thirty-Six Words

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! Exploring what can be done with six-word stories. ~~~~~ Funny you should ask. It’s sad. We all had to shelter in place. Too much togetherness frayed our nerves. It’s funky in here. Who farted? Each of us raised a hand. That was when everyone started laughing. […]