Category Poetry

Beat Goes On

Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ……… Beat Goes On I’m beating the same themes And so I’ll pound them again Since the peace I seek seems A consensus exacting to gain It may stay forever unbidden Until you dovetail my dreams Remain a horse never ridden Let’s give […]

Wait Your Turn

Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ……… Wait Your Turn …………….. My computer, it has a mind Its own and superior to mine With knowledge I rarely find If my message goes out, fine Still, what does it mean, to be Raised analog or even before In our complex […]

I’m OK

Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ……… I’m OK ~~~ I’m OK with being a cliché, Old enough now not to care, Here many a year and a day I sometimes do what I dare ……….. Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ […]

Before You

Before You Eat what is put before you Do not expect anything more Time will come, that’s it Won’t matter if you give a shit That time past and gone Dinner nothing but a marrow bone Bone might be a friend, who knows You say ew, but how it goes Want to eat, it’s what […]

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 […]

Dark as Distance

  ~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ……… Dark as Distance So softly now, we whisper Walk along a clifftop path Sun or stars, day or night We chat, calm, confident In the touch, the strength Of holding another’s hand We discover an open gate Stairs, we slowly […]

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, […]