Category Micro verse

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 […]

Out of Our Depth

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ What we know and what we think we know Are often diametrically opposed, poles apart. Doesn’t matter if we are moving fast or slow Whether near our journey’s end or at the start. Life now flashes by us in fifteen second clips Or flickering interludes […]

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 […]

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 […]

Why Isn’t Everyone?

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ I’m so disgusted and depressed; we seem to hate ourselves most. Why isn’t everyone distressed? We are the flambe that we roast. ~~~~~  Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment  Unite the World! ~~~~~ See more of my creative offerings […]

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, […]

Peace Seeking

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ The administration changed. Many still hostile. Armed insurrection. Police and rioters die. I seek peace, find only conflict. ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment  Unite the World! ~~~~~ See more of my creative offerings and opinions at: Philip […]

18” Rule

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ Someone once told me it’s only 18 inches From a pat on the back to a kick in the ass. To try is better than sitting on the bench is. Who knows, you could be head of the class. ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is […]

Thirty-Six Words

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! Exploring what can be done with six-word stories. ~~~~~ Funny you should ask. It’s sad. We all had to shelter in place. Too much togetherness frayed our nerves. It’s funky in here. Who farted? Each of us raised a hand. That was when everyone started laughing. […]