Category Laughter

Children All

Children All ~~~~~ All poems are poems for children, Whatever we think they’re about. Children all are born to be poets, Dream alive a mother’s heartbeat. Until they’re lost to ones, naughts. Percussive, staccato rhythms that Write verse about shoulds, oughts, Starve us with the feckless bounty, Our personal flickering blue idols. We, who write, […]

It’s Bizarre

It’s Bizarre ~~~~~ Picking a guitar string, What to eat for dinner, There is a funny thing May be fatter, thinner. Like fingering or capo You grow shorter, then You change shape, oh. Not where you begin. Like this instrument, You stay who you are. New you is your intent. Inside not; it’s bizarre. ~~~~~ […]

Sad to See

Sad to See ~~~~~ I do not know if I have anything To write or say that matters at all. Better to have me write than sing .Sad to see as birds from trees fall. ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Please, leave a comment and let […]

Reach Inside

Reach Inside ~~~~~ The fiddle strings Reach inside me, Find a place they Have always known. As I see The tapping feet The nodding heads I think I’m with Others of which This could be said. It sings in my heart. It hums through My bones and skull, Sending forth other Times and faces. I […]

In the Meantime

In the Meantime ~~~~~ I will write you a masterful painting; And paint you a most intriguing story. I will crawl till I walk, walk till I run. Yet, at times, I can’t what it’s for see. How could I know; where could I go? I have so little to be where I’ve been. When […]

Where You Begin

Where You Begin ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ What do you find fascinating that others hate? Could you understand this before it’s too late? And if you do not, will you be able to imagine Places you wanted to stop, where you begin? ~~~~~ Peace is […]

Everything Muddled

Everything Muddled ~~~~~ Be still, I tell you, wait and listen. I am not sure what you will hear. I know it will explain all this then; Everything muddled will be clear. ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Please, leave a comment and let me know what […]