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Dance of Life

Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Dance of Life ~~~~~ Improvisational science Dichotomy of control, extravagance Both joined in an alliance See the stardust, watch it dance ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ See more of my creative offerings and […]

Sacred Ground

Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Sacred Ground Gardens hidden in secret places Watched over by a gibbous moon Solar lanterns glow to life As nature dances and swoons Who am I an eye trying to understand Harmony that has existed through time Chaos its partner in every […]

A Wink and a Sayer

Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ A Wink and a Sayer ~~~~~ Sometimes I write poetry When I’m lying fast asleep It doesn’t seem fair to me These words I cannot keep Yet, since I don’t remember May not be good as I think Dream mind is more […]

Arrival Time Undisclosed

Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Arrival Time Undisclosed Wandering into my neighborhood at night Wondering what water in gutters gurgles, What it chuckles down drains, in a deluge But my face turns to eye distant dwellings Their lights seen from atop a hill I climbed Spellbinding, sweet […]

May Be Far

Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ May Be Far ~~ To see the world of others As the have seen themselves Whether in a past or future Across the ocean in other lands Across the sea of vasty space Greeted by an unknown people A tribe that we […]

Absurd

Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Absurd ~~~~~ On a purloined piece of paper A couple of interesting books Write poetry burning life’s taper ‘Cause I can’t get by on my looks ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ See more […]

IMMODEST PROPOSAL

  Sadly, this will be the fourth time I will have posted this piece on this date, the fifth anniversary of the Newtown murders which again falls on a school day. Many tragic deaths continue to occur. Rich Shapiro of New York Daily News online on 10/ 3/2017 wrote: “Since the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary […]