Category politics

Beat Goes On

Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ……… Beat Goes On I’m beating the same themes And so I’ll pound them again Since the peace I seek seems A consensus exacting to gain It may stay forever unbidden Until you dovetail my dreams Remain a horse never ridden Let’s give […]

Before You

Before You Eat what is put before you Do not expect anything more Time will come, that’s it Won’t matter if you give a shit That time past and gone Dinner nothing but a marrow bone Bone might be a friend, who knows You say ew, but how it goes Want to eat, it’s what […]


When men become frightened, they’re willing to sacrifice love for power. When in charge, they confuse one for the other. Philip Brent Harris

I Choose Peace

Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ……… I Choose Peace When in life we reach an age, a need, a trial, a test, the razor’s edge. Delving deeper, pondering, reflecting, remembering, planning, hoping, denying, angry, we bargain, we grieve while craving peace, acceptance. Until we understand acceptance is a […]

Lift My Lamp Beside the Golden Door

In 1883, Emma Lazarus, daughter of immigrant families, wrote a sonnet entitled “The New Colossus.” You almost certainly know part of it. It’s emblazoned on a plaque which now resides in the museum of the Statue of Liberty. Perhaps, unlike me, you knew the complete verse. I must admit to being surprised when I learned […]

Reports from the Realm of the Rouge Regina

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Trumpery is Reality Our people must be one. Chaos must be won. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Reports from the Realm of the Rouge Regina All the ews s fit to be bent Salve Regina  Last week proved a hectic week in the realm of our Rouge Regina. Our regal ruler continues to battle the Zombie  […]

In the Wake of the Storm

  ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ “War is Peace; Freedom is Slavery; Ignorance is Strength; Trumpery is Reality” ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Now, we’re told this contretemps is done Some are really happy, some have no fun I counsel, this is a time we must be kind Your point was proved or lost your mind In the winner’s circle, on the pile, […]