Category Modern Life

Not a Secret

Not a Secret ~~~~~ I accept my death, though I am not ready to go. That will not matter, if my time ceases to flow. We are all seeking balance, day and the night; End the beginning, despite how we may fight. We shouldn’t act foolishly, courting the reaper. No matter your plans, you may […]

Lies and Truth

Lies and Truth ~~~~~ What ways We wander, Wonder why, Search, seek Twisted trails, Tall tales, Following fools, Meaning morsels, Broken breadcrumbs, Mired meanders, Wide walkways, Paved pathways, Rural roads, Long lanes, Dusty drives, Graveled grades Sleek superhighways, Cacophonous cities, Electronic expressways, Digital dead-ends. Exploring escape Though terrified, Buffaloed by Trying times, Failing physiques, Alliterative […]

Not by Choice

Not by Choice ~~~~~ O, how strange, the quiet world around, Folks wearing masks as if going to a ball. A boring ball, same masks what’s found; Your date may leave in the evening’s pall. The gathering of the magpies and ravens Tweet testily over who controls the purse. I root for any giving small […]

What’s in a Name?

~~~~~ I don’t know what I have here, if anything and would seriously love your views, good, bad or indifferent. (Hopefully, not the last one, but all views are valid.) What’s in a Name? Tim’s heart tells him to ignore it, but his brain says pay attention. He’s no longer sure what he’s looking at, […]

Sorrow and Mirth

Sorrow and Mirth ~~~~~ Watching the gray, the white, a patch of blue. Sky rapidly filling with rain-pregnant clouds, Calls to mind a thousand things, old and new, Fantastic creatures to mountains and shrouds. When the clouds begin to darken till rain falls, Looks like pulling down a black, funereal veil. From inside me, the […]

Trash Night

Trash Night ~~~~~ He wondered what might last down the years, Which, if any, art, music, writing met the price? Would stout bunkers, crumbling museums hear The pain left in the ether, testament to sacrifice? Would the blood-soaked ground yield answers, Clicking geigers call random metronomic time? Would one remain, tell our wasted chance here, […]

Star Stuff

Star Stuff ~~~~~ Just when I think I might comprehend it at all, The bright sunlight dazzles my eyes, The moon’s glow befuddles my brain, Reminds me I’m but a stellar child, oh so small ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Please, leave a comment and let […]