Category Laughter

The Cosmos Had Spoken

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ It’s not so much I wanted more, but I searched for what I needed. The writing I talked about, art, I tried. A teacher told me that art was an avenue I shouldn’t follow. Along the way, I tried other things. Did bad drawings, wrote […]

See the Light

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ Struggling deep in utter darkness. Resolute, I march inevitably onward To recognize I left the shelter Of the womb which birthed me. And yet, I still exist in darkness. Struggling to create a light to shine, And hope to illuminate a path For me and […]

Relish Gladness

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ The smell seemed so familiar, so evocative. Watched Pacific’s waves crash upon shore. Far from the clifftop, worried it might give. Still, that odor tickled my nostrils as before. Yet imagine my surprise, “What?” you ask. When I realized what tantalized. My mask. Watched Pacific’s […]

Much Small Life

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ Tree shadows dappling the trail before me call to mind other times and other walks in the woods. I stand dwarfed beneath an elder Redwood, ancient beyond my reckoning. Nearly impossible to imagine or comprehend all this tree knows. Standing until it falls and even […]

Curses, Falled Again

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ My body often moves before my brain. Although I remain unusually oblivious. I knock things over; I’ll hope to explain. I’m going here, but I end up over there. I would do better, though I have always Been this way, crashing into something. May be […]

No Exchanges

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ Living in a place of micro-climates Each mile can bring another change. They don’t give exchanges or rebates. Nor do I have any hope to rearrange ~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment  Unite the World! ~~~~~ See more […]

What’s for Dinner?

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ Although I do not believe that I am brilliant, Sometimes my words and thoughts are good. My opinion; I may be no smarter than an ant. Since, in time, I will most likely be their food. ~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is […]

Counting on My Fingers

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ May the New Year Bring us a Safer, Happier, Healthier, and Kinder World And Thank You for Bringing Me into Your Lives. ~~~~~ My famished soul, hungers, yearns, lingers. Crawling through horrors, terror, real, imagined, Light-blasted sky flooded, illuminates nothing. Offended, darkness turns away, offers […]

All the Colors

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ May the New Year Bring us a Safer, Happier, Healthier, and Kinder World And Thank You for Bringing Me into Your Lives. ~~~~~ Started on 12/31/20 I think of all the flowers I may not know And all the trees I cannot correctly name. I […]

Hidden Not Gone

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ May the New Year Bring us a Safer, Happier, Healthier, and Kinder World And Thank You for Bringing Me into Your Lives. ~~~~~ Could it be I finally understand, even with my limited perception, that I am but briefly in the band, no matter my […]