Category Poetry

No Difference

No Difference ~~~~~ Pluck the strings, our ligaments. Feel the beat impact on our skin, As we don dusty, dun cerements. No difference if we lose or we win. ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Please, leave a comment and let me know what you think. See […]

Forget How We Remember

Forget How We Remember Variations on a theme by Shane Koyczan ~~~~~ Forget how we remember. Forget the games we played in May that should not be played in December, Since each bullet shot comes from a bigger gun And we always keep them loaded just in case. We court each human with enmity and […]

Ecstasy and Madness

Ecstasy and Madness ~~~~~ What would it feel like, Ecstasy, a brief moment? If we were unprepared, would it drive us mad? Madness may be sacred, yet, we treat it as malady. If we really listened truly What then might we learn? ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment […]

Upon

Upon ~~~~~ Echoes upon echoes. Where did the sound begin? Has it ended? Is it merely repeating what’s gone before? A big bang, that’s now a weak noise we hear as echoes upon echoes. ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Please, leave a comment and let me […]

Climbing

Climbing ~~~~~ A lone, patient figure, without, within, Standing quietly upon a mountaintop, Deep within a forest, one with a waterfall, Steadily climbing up the stairs of the sky, Tenuous, strong, watcher and watched. ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Please, leave a comment and let me […]

Different Words

Different Words ~~~~~ At the end of yet another day miles and miles away from home. I wonder what’s true, that I have to say. Do I find new vistas, when I roam? Is it but a different view of life, like I stepped sideways, turned my head? My balance point, the edge of a […]

Near Maverick’s Beach

Near Maverick’s Beach ~~~~~ Sitting near the breakwater, listening to someone’s music, the gentle murmurs of waves. They build into my attention, crashing slowly on the strand, sea-walls ebb in slow-motion. A seal barks, its own reason, Foghorn moans alarm, each ten seconds; a private plane turns, angling to set-down at the airport on down […]