Category Humanity’s Insanity

Near Maverick’s Beach

Near Maverick’s Beach ~~~~~ Sitting near the breakwater, listening to someone’s music, the gentle murmurs of waves. They build into my attention, crashing slowly on the strand, sea-walls ebb in slow-motion. A seal barks, its own reason, Foghorn moans alarm, each ten seconds; a private plane turns, angling to set-down at the airport on down […]

Near but Far from Home

Near but Far from Home ~~~~~ Out for a day, near but far from home, Where do you think this child might roam? Hither, thither and even yon, What might I chance upon? A mighty tree, With children at play, becomes a tower, Though it changes by the hour. A hidden trail beneath a massive […]

Small and Petty

Small and Petty ~~~~~ Find, for me, a small and petty god. One grown right from my local sod. Who, as me, thinks, acts and looks. Who can be branded by the books. A proper deity, for me, should sate The horded hunger I have for hate. Teach spare the rod, spoil the child, Make […]

Insanity In General

Insanity In General ~~~~~ In reviewing this, I realized I reposted this June of 2018 (originally posted May 2013}, but this time I’ve updated it to reflect the tragedies caused by the travesty of our gun laws and the cowardice and or treason of the Republican leader of the senate, Moscow Mitch. (Sung to the […]

Insanity In General

Insanity In General ~~~~~ In reviewing this, I realized I reposted this June of 2018 (originally posted May 2013}, but this time I’ve updated it to reflect the tragedies caused by the travesty of our gun laws and the cowardice and or treason of the Republican leader of the senate, Moscow Mitch. (Sung to the […]

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, […]

Man Makes the Clothes

Man Makes the Clothes ~~~~~ Since I was small, I have so often heard it said, clothes make the man, that it’s become clichéd. Dress for success, mantra many a parent chants. Only first impression, there’s no second chance. Wise words some whiz said, logical conclusion; words with great potential to generate confusion. When imitation […]