Category Poetry

The Rest of Us

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ They say we may remove our masks But then again, they say maybe not. May only sometimes; it’s situational. Imagine a future where it’s seasonal. Will it then become a style statement At least, for all those who did not die. Maybe we will have become divided In […]

May Sweetly Smell

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ We are not well. How can you tell? Why, it is the smell But let’s not dwell. Let’s sit, think a spell. Can we excise or expel Bad eggs and their shells? We might then excel I mean, who can tell? We may sweetly smell If we can […]

Just Wait

A Positive Little Ditty About Our Future People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ And again, today I got reminded Western Monarch butterflies hover, 2,000 left, on the edge, extinction. Because I imagine we are as well, I cannot imagine that this matters. What’s that? You think I am crazy. There are over 7 ½ […]

In Their Season

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ The fog dampens the sound and the ground Shortens our view while hiding the familiar. Boats, rocks, headlands vanish and reappear Where they’re expected but also unexpected. Waves murmur and mumble along the shore. We stand up from a bench, brief rest behind. Walking, to return to where […]

I Hope

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ Early AM writing once again, again. The words come when they choose. Though I make these marks on paper Regardless of whether I am inspired. Still, weather or a sound or the view May send phrases tumbling through. My head, till I hope I’m fast enough. I urge […]

An Argument for the Elimination of Footwear

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ I can hear the naysayers already.What fool would ever shun shoes?Hear me out. That’s all I ask you.While I understand shoes benefit,I espouse it’s less than we’ve lost. Going barefoot made us cautiousWhen every step held danger, pain‘neath our ambulation. Even death,May await any distracted attention.Bad outcome, I’d […]

The Most Obvious

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ The first day of a new month has come. Countdown to the middle of each year. This marked different meanings to some When the day and night grew equal near. What is, was the meaning of man’s time While we still site sacred days, seasons? Perhaps it says […]

Lessons of Our Being

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ Is my body compensating for energy I spent when young? AADD now instead of ADHD then; I was, am a handful some days. I live fatigued all the time and the attention deficit doesn’t help. I’ve lost the edge that I once had, though my spirit stays the […]

Telling Time

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ Am I the only person who feels for much of what we do, we rush? Work or social, time our calm steals. We, a team of huskies; time tells mush ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment  Unite the World! ~~~~~ Please, […]

Are We Right or Left Behind?

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ (revised and updated) Awoke to sad news about the actions of traitors Senators whose votes abetted bigots and haters. When they ignore the pleas of a grieving mother Bilking American people to empower each other How can we trust their actions, decisions again? The truths of their lives […]