Category Music

May Be Far

Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ May Be Far ~~ To see the world of others As the have seen themselves Whether in a past or future Across the ocean in other lands Across the sea of vasty space Greeted by an unknown people A tribe that we […]

Before We Choose

Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Before We Choose All speak the language of music Though differently composed Art transcends borders, magic Universal, unless minds closed Writing everywhere expresses Stories of the human condition No matter what a tale addresses Love or hate, joy or contrition Words, art, […]

Feeling Blue

Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Feeling Blue ~~~~~ All those whose view Is they’ll go to heaven Might not have thought This all the way through Unless heaven’s giving Everyone harp lessons And vocal lessons, too This big flock of angels Basses, sopranos, altos What will they […]

A Matter of Choice

  ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ……… A Matter of Choice Buy an instrument, six ninety-five If you have been long enough alive Much more money than you think You can search it online, find a link Sears when Roebuck is on the team Near seers, you […]

Beneath the Skin

Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ……… Beneath the Skin ~~ Music, dance, story, art All different languages Much more accessible Than any spoken words Tribes, families, identity Join us and divide us Wedges driven between People understanding Art, arts, expression However we describe it A wave, a hug, […]

Always, Always

  ~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ……… Always, Always ~~ Stylized dance Dark, light Feet flashing Boots stomping Honor, glory Who praises? Is praised? Step by step Hand to hand Turn and pause Watch and learn Courtesan meets soldier Who the warrior? Who the quarry? Still standing […]

Come Away

Trumpery is Reality Our people must be one. Chaos must be won. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ To the storytellers Sky writers Mud pie makers Sand diggers Castle builders World painters Moviemakers Deep sea divers Wise women Learned men Lore keepers Truth seekers Winsome weepers Promise breakers Liars, libertines Singing suns Dancing atoms Once and future Past and gone […]