Category politics

Will Be

Will Be ~~~~~ Do they believe it does not matter, any of the evil things that they do, certain balance will not find them? Those now on high will be laid low. Why can’t we remember life before? Hard to change, that we don’t know. ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, […]

Asking Why

Asking Why ~~~~~ They all told me that dying is an honor when you fall in the cause of freedom. What of the life that might bring peace, Words of the poet that might sway us? When will we know this loss as a horror? It tells how little of the road we’ve come. Am […]

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 […]

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 […]

Yearning and Reaping

Yearning and Reaping ~~~~~ Life, our mystery, our sorrow and our joy, today only. We can neither live in the past, nor predict the future, no matter how much we yearn. Whether we are single or joined, guardians of children or only ourselves and each other, we all travel together. Our ship will not sail, […]

Life Where I Live ~ and why it needs to change

Life Where I Live and why it needs to change ~~~~~ Your life is busy, if you live in the good old US of A. If you’re not homeless, jobless, addicted, suffering from PTSD, begging for money on the street, wondering where you will sleep, where your next meal will come from, you probably think […]

Have I told You?

Have I told You? ~~~~~ Have I told you about anything I know Or have I only told you about my beliefs? One’s like granite, survives a hammer blow, The other like a gust of wind or a falling leaf. Belief will sometimes change the world. Knowledge is sometimes calcified and friable. If we could […]