Category Humanity’s Insanity

War Begone, We Shall Have No More of Thee

~~~~~ Oh, mournful tragedy when greed and hate start war. The human cost alone is numbered past the millions. Forever the same, condemn this hell we never forswore. All to serve none, except, rich, heartless, evil villains. ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Please, leave a comment […]

Beside Me

~~~~~ They said, “How far is lonesome?” That was the question they asked. And, I realized, I did not know. My life has been filled with love. Yet, some people live with people, Family, friends, others, but alone. Can you answer this question? I wonder, as I ponder this and, I believe, perhaps, I do […]

Tail of the Worm

~~~~~ Beneath the surface of the shadow, Live the voices, Who listen to the voices. Ordinary people Acting in extraordinary ways. An unexamined life, Ancient wisdom cautions, Is not worth living. Or is it, An uncommitted life denies scrutiny? To fully live Requires a willingness to pay, Pay a price, bear a burden, be brave. […]

Songs of War ~ Songs of Peace

~~~~~ And will the savage songs of war never end, Replaced by simple, sweet songs of peace? How can we, forever, our loved-ones send, Knowing they will feed the slavering beast? Do we wonder why we never grow sane, When the best, the brightest are sent to die? Why choose blood, shed again and again? […]

Ask Only One Question

~~~~~ Give me now the cheerfulness and fearlessness of our youth, Back when we knew they were our lives, embodied our truth. Towels we used to make super hero capes with paper masks; Innocence our strength to conquer all our Sisyphithian tasks. Heroes all, though one day as Indians, the next day cowboys. Imagination’s fires […]

You’re Not

~~~~~ No longer will we require any high-school senior To recognize the words sagacious or prevaricator. I do not think that’s wise, to say I do, I’d be a liar, As the dumber we become, the lower we’ll aspire. The only smart things we’ll own are phones, cars And really, both are more intelligent than […]

Magic

~~~~~ We harness magic in discovery That turns to dust upon a map Becomes a battle to the death When our discoveries overlap ~~~~~ 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 creative offerings and […]