Category Modern Life

The Rotting Detritus of Our Daily Lives

The Rotting Detritus of Our Daily Lives ~~~~~ Everything exists And is available, But we are taught Blindness and negation. Children know wonder, The mad may see it, But we will never know. We silence them, treat them As annoyance, a disease, A condition, forced to learn To act our definition of normal. We regiment […]

The River Flows

The River Flows ~~~~~ Watching the river flow, Standing on the bridge In the shank of night. A half-forgotten moon Casting the only light. Yet, as the moon merges With distant mountains, The stars above blaze, Full of moments, stories. Not only our myths, Legends we would guard, But myths and legends Of distant civilizations. […]

What Tricks

What Tricks ~~~~~ What tricks must we play to hide from ourselves? Are there places, parts we simply refuse to find? It might be either or both to anyone who delves. Oh, come on, can you please make up your mind. ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ […]

Dream Strange Dreams

Dream Strange Dreams ~~~~~ Patterns upon patterns upon patterns, All our world is full of shapes and lines. Some appear solid, but science says no. Some are shadows and reflections of us, Our world patterns cast upon everything. How to know, what is real, what is not? Is it a question, or is the question, […]

Repeated Repetitions

Repeated Repetitions ~~~~~ We must hear repeated repetitions of many things Before we have a chance for them to become clear. Skulls more than thick we need multiple drillings. If we are open and patient, we’ll get it, never fear. ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Please, […]

Escape Velocity

Escape Velocity ~~~~~   When I set out to find my fortune, who knew I would land so far from home? Home a moving target while growing up. Though I understand it is not a place but a feeling which summons us and holds us together, yet, seeking escape velocity, While remaining always together to […]

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Yin Balances Yang

Yin Balances Yang ~~~~~ Whatever wisdom I have acquired, After learning how little we know, Comes down to simple things. Balance always finds its measure. The life of time encompasses all, While we inhabit our ignorance. Know to always find hate and love, Naturally, mysteriously as dark to light. Over time all things will wear […]