Category Poetry

Eighteen Words

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ She always needed to remind him. Make a list before going shopping. At the store. Forgot his list. (Three six word stories in tandem). ~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment  Unite the World! ~~~~~ See more of my […]

All Together

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ I have shown you wonders beyond imagination, revealed to you the smallest parts of my being. I find you within me, yet; you do not understand languages too, of creation too gross and too subtle to speak to you. I will guide a minor poet’s […]

In Weeping Fields

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ This will not be our last day, our last night Fraught with the madness that fills our land. Belief will help, but not by itself alone. How will we fly with shackled limbs, Wrapped in the symbolic cloth of flags. Banners used to hide what […]

The Cosmos Had Spoken

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ It’s not so much I wanted more, but I searched for what I needed. The writing I talked about, art, I tried. A teacher told me that art was an avenue I shouldn’t follow. Along the way, I tried other things. Did bad drawings, wrote […]

See the Light

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ Struggling deep in utter darkness. Resolute, I march inevitably onward To recognize I left the shelter Of the womb which birthed me. And yet, I still exist in darkness. Struggling to create a light to shine, And hope to illuminate a path For me and […]

Relish Gladness

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ The smell seemed so familiar, so evocative. Watched Pacific’s waves crash upon shore. Far from the clifftop, worried it might give. Still, that odor tickled my nostrils as before. Yet imagine my surprise, “What?” you ask. When I realized what tantalized. My mask. Watched Pacific’s […]

Much Small Life

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ Tree shadows dappling the trail before me call to mind other times and other walks in the woods. I stand dwarfed beneath an elder Redwood, ancient beyond my reckoning. Nearly impossible to imagine or comprehend all this tree knows. Standing until it falls and even […]

Curses, Falled Again

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ My body often moves before my brain. Although I remain unusually oblivious. I knock things over; I’ll hope to explain. I’m going here, but I end up over there. I would do better, though I have always Been this way, crashing into something. May be […]

Something Wondrous

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ In the early morning hours once again. Tired enough to be in bed, not to sleep. I can smile, say it is all good, pretend, Admit the world’s a mess; it will keep. When a day slips away and night rules, Watch eyelid-movies; my mind […]

No Exchanges

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ Living in a place of micro-climates Each mile can bring another change. They don’t give exchanges or rebates. Nor do I have any hope to rearrange ~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment  Unite the World! ~~~~~ See more […]