Category Laughter

Once Upon a Life

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ Part One Once upon a single life nearly fifty years ago I sat upon a brick wall in Palo Alto feeling low. Without money a place to stay, listening to an unknown  rock band in Litton Plaza, I heard A dulcet voice  offering me hello. Who knew such […]

On the Road Again?

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ Vaccine, my second dose, hurray. Here, I sit and I wait and I hope. Are we on to the road to recovery Or sliding down a slippery slope? ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment  Unite the World! ~~~~~ […]

A Plus Fine

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ Life, I know, is what we make it, Though mostly we let it make us. So busy we can never stop to sit. Think each bit we acquire a plus. Now the pandemic sees us home. What we acquire is mostly online. Swells our waists […]

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 […]

Grasses Sing No Song

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ All the silent trees watch us when we enter their domain. To them we are bur mayflies briefly here and swiftly gone. They have had eons to ponder, we may end with buzzing saw. A chain of wisdom then broken as they watch one another […]

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! ~~~~~ […]

The Eternal Mystery of Phileas, the Lesser: I Must Admit

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ In a Time of Pandemic and Insurrection. ~~~~~ In this dim season of darkening light, When day is eclipsed by growing night, I walk on, crackling crispness, fast-fallen leaves, Like shots from a distant fight. Stark, bare limbs filter the weakened Sunlight, all that my […]

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, […]