Category Laughter

Sneer or Sing

Sneer or Sing ~~~~~ Do we really understand a single thing Beyond our own tiny slice of the world? Judging another’s life, we sneer or sing. Do you wonder why we act so assured? ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Please, leave a comment and let me […]

Performance, Like Life

Performance, Like Life ~~~~~ Like life, ready or not, this guitarist jumps right in without introduction. Like life, he struggles, even if he has played before. We all study and play, learning the myriad songs and parts, recurring themes, mistakes echoing. We practice, hoping to grow into our music, know it in our bones, hearts. […]

Once Known

Once Known ~~~~~ Where do we find what we need? The basics, not only food, clothing, shelter, but also music, art, performance and poetry. Also the grandeur of nature, wherever and however it appears to us. Beyond the ultimate basics, keeping our bodies alive and replicating our species, we require the awe of creation which […]

Asking Why

Asking Why ~~~~~ They all told me that dying is an honor when you fall in the cause of freedom. What of the life that might bring peace, Words of the poet that might sway us? When will we know this loss as a horror? It tells how little of the road we’ve come. Am […]

No Difference

No Difference ~~~~~ Pluck the strings, our ligaments. Feel the beat impact on our skin, As we don dusty, dun cerements. No difference if we lose or we win. ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Please, leave a comment and let me know what you think. See […]

Ecstasy and Madness

Ecstasy and Madness ~~~~~ What would it feel like, Ecstasy, a brief moment? If we were unprepared, would it drive us mad? Madness may be sacred, yet, we treat it as malady. If we really listened truly What then might we learn? ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment […]

Memory

Memory ~~~~~ Music alone can carry us to lands far-off in distance, time, where we remember or we imagine where we are, how we feel. The stately motion, a wandering river. Hear birds sing sweetly, as they flit along the shore. Though we sail past, leave them behind; they are with us, still. Do we […]