Category Modern Life

The Other Shoe

The Other Shoe ~~~~~ In times which try you, foil your plans, do you hold on tightly, use both hands, sink ‘neath the waves, in deep despair? Hope anyone helps you; no one’s there. If days, weeks, years, the world stinks, you feel hopeless, know you’re jinxed. You see not a way to thrive or […]

Long Time Friends

Long Time Friends ~~~~~ I watch a group of older women share, talking, laughing, all long-time friends. Experience, affection and respect echo in their every gesture, laugh and smile. ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Please, leave a comment and let me know what you think. See […]

Red Shifted

Red Shifted ~~~~~ Watching the news last night, noticed something, caused a fright. Stories full of depraved, depressing sights, ads for new medicines, so I will not die tonight Told who died, was shot, or another dastardly deed. Told I can’t breathe, my ticker’s bad, but they have what I need. A plane’s gone missing, […]

Cannot Respond

Cannot Respond ~~~~~ Have you noticed the oldest and youngest fall in love with other; it’s a special bond? Both have freedom to play, not pass a test; social rules block us, so we cannot respond. ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Please, leave a comment and […]

Man Makes the Clothes

Man Makes the Clothes ~~~~~ Since I was small, I have so often heard it said, clothes make the man, that it’s become clichéd. Dress for success, mantra many a parent chants. Only first impression, there’s no second chance. Wise words some whiz said, logical conclusion; words with great potential to generate confusion. When imitation […]

Time Alone

Time Alone ~~~~~ Are we contemplating our days of future past? Do we think anyone may remember us at last? Study us, analyze where, when, why we ended, find out how we died, greatness we pretended. Will they applaud us, the sun, moon and stars. view us like the finest horses, fastest race cars? Discard […]

Into a Ball

Into a Ball ~~~~~ I know I want to always be clever or, at least, I want to appear to be. Not solely here, in every endeavor. wisdom over smarts, at least for me. I know, time tells what was thought of what I offered and I left behind. Won’t matter what I made, bought; […]