Category Modern Life

Memory

~~~~~ Remember what brought us here. Recall what carried us, harried us, Sent us to strange, distant territory, New frontiers, complex challenges. What do you think this may mean? Do you think it means something? Can you remember who you were, Before being the you, you are now? Plants and prey played their parts. The […]

Another Conversation

~~~~~ So what, if someone knows your name, If they have no idea who you might be? You might be king or queen of the world, And they could walk by you on the street. When you were laid-out, dead and gone, They would not ever, even remember you, Except. Perhaps, to say, “Oh, yeah, […]

In Their Stupidity

~~~~~ Men, In their stupidity, try to control women. It is not merely power and sex, but fear, jealousy. What they have done and we have allowed, is a sin. Women as equals, would better the world, you’d see. ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Please, leave […]

They Might Grow Up

~~~~~ Emergency, emergency, everybody to clear the streets, The cowboys are coming, the cowboys are coming. Come on, people, get a grip, let us have our say. What we’ll put forth, here, is the American way. Guns toted openly, on a hip, hidden under arm, You know it’s only the bad folks they will harm. […]

Children’s Laughter

~~~~~ Make not my coffin of wood,. Neither stone nor metal either. Make the sides of living trees. Make the bottom of rich earth, So my body becomes new life. Make the cover of protean sky, Where I’ll feel sun and seasons. Weave not my shroud of cotton, Neither silk nor cambric either. Wind me […]

And Beyond

~~~~~ John Donne wrote No man is an island, As we live separate, Alone within our heads. Unable to comprehend The connection between All matter and energy, us, Our universe and beyond. ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Please, leave a comment and let me know what […]

Only

~~~~~ Such stark vistas, they move me. I write, capture in a photograph. Bleak comes to mind, the terrain. Snow on mountains, valleys dust dry; so only the heartiest survive. ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Please, leave a comment and let me know what you think. […]