Category Poetry

They Have Survived

People Over Politics, Country Over Capitulation, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ Lotus grows from dirty, muddy water, So beauty arises from something unclean. It self-propagates along the eight-fold path. But what does it mean for the world today? It’s lovely and may mean many things we need. Love and longing within the seed, is the son, […]

What Do You Mean?

People Over Politics, Country Over Capitulation, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ What are the things, the meanings we believe Only belong to us, as if only our tribe matters? If we can only understand that there is nothing Anywhere that means what we think it means It might be possible to start over, begin  again. Hopefully […]

Walking Mysteries

People Over Politics, Country Over Capitulation, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ We are all walking mysteries. Those of us who where masks And those of us who do not. We wear masks to protect others And ourselves, if possible. I can only guess those who don’t, Certainly don’t care about me. In fact, I think they […]

Yet, Here We Are

People Over Politics, Country Over Capitulation, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ Over 300,000 years of homo sapiens, us, Stumbling around, till we got everywhere. Yet, only 5,000 years of the written word, So I can struggle to try to speak with you. At first we wrote on stone, clay, tree bark, Everything we could find or […]

If We Were to Cease

People Over Politics, Country Over Capitulation, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ (The words of this minor poet and statesmen from several eras.) 1816 I feel the fool tonight, though certain I hope we will crush in its birth My words, sentiments echo The aristocracy of our moneyed corporations Statesmen, leaders long dead Which dare already to […]

Over Chai or Beer

People Over Politics, Country Over Capitulation, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ If the sky had really been falling, Would I have felt it hit my head? If reason’s voice had been calling Would I have heard what it said? Do I prattle all the live-long day, Trying to make my life have sense, Tongue tangled, mind […]

Put Your Brains Where We Can See Them

Put your brains where we can see them
Before our discussion can finally begin.

The Uninvited Guest

People Over Politics, Courtesy Over Callousness, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ Sun rises, alarm clock shrills, traffic noises, screaming children, garbage trucks. With these sights and sounds, pain awakens. Unbroken whispers, incessant, pervasive, continue their constant siege. As a nest of needles, physical pain greets the day. Nattering and nagging, demanding attention, insistent as the specter. […]

Puzzle Pieces

People Over Politics, Country Over Capitulation, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ Where would I need to go, If I did not find you? Who would I become, If you did not find me? Would I be able to hear you, If I never learned to listen? Or, would I know you, no matter where? I know […]

In Between

People Over Politics, Country Over Capitulation, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ Within the difference, all of our choices are made. It’s where we decide is it better to be loved or paid. Who made the second choice, how did they decide? Wrong path taken long ago is this generation’s ride. What’s the difference, can you parse […]