Category politics

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 […]

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 […]

Turn and Repeat

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ I turn my head and scurry past The maskless people that I meet. I know it does no good till long past. Still, when I pass them, I hurry and repeat. ~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment  Unite […]

Radical Reversal

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ Let us hope the start of 2021 Is like a band’s bad dress rehearsal. It will take time for this to be undone. No matter how long we need a radical reversal. ~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment  […]

How Long?

Who will say when this madness stops, by their actions today, not all DC cops. Protesters came to commit executions, leaders elected lawfully to institutions, charged with the duty of living the law, yet, some won’t believe what we saw. Anyone who instigated or abetted this must be jailed, tried, lest we’re remiss. This means […]

Counting on My Fingers

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ May the New Year Bring us a Safer, Happier, Healthier, and Kinder World And Thank You for Bringing Me into Your Lives. ~~~~~ My famished soul, hungers, yearns, lingers. Crawling through horrors, terror, real, imagined, Light-blasted sky flooded, illuminates nothing. Offended, darkness turns away, offers […]

Our Lexicon

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ May the New Year Bring us a Safer, Happier, Healthier, and Kinder World And Thank You for Bringing Me into Your Lives. ~~~~~ Experimenting with a form called Trenta-Sei Do we really understand a single thing Beyond our own tiny slice of the world? Judging […]

Waiting Again ~ Then and Now

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ May the New Year Bring us a Safer, Happier, Healthier, and Kinder World And Thank You for Bringing Me into Your Lives. ~~~~~ Waiting again. So much time Spent waiting. Inundated, inundating, Conditioned response. Absolutely predictable. As expected. Reflected, reflecting Drab brown walls, Life stalls. […]

Gullibility

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ How did we learn to be so selfish? So many think only of themselves. Is it simply that we are stupid, too and cannot comprehend anything? As more people become infected, number grows of people who die. Will it take the death of someone you […]