Category Thoughts About Art & Culture

I’m OK

Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ……… I’m OK ~~~ I’m OK with being a cliché, Old enough now not to care, Here many a year and a day I sometimes do what I dare ……….. Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ […]

Breathing Deeply

~~~~~ Breathing Deeply We gather wings unto our being Flex, unfold our spirit, lift and fly Alighting quickly, timid, cautious Breathing deeply, expanding Our soul, to dive into the void Unknown, yet anticipated, expected Glory in flight alone, unaware Sailing higher, until we look down Nothingness greets our eyes, vision Because we no longer see […]

A Matter of Choice

  ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ……… A Matter of Choice Buy an instrument, six ninety-five If you have been long enough alive Much more money than you think You can search it online, find a link Sears when Roebuck is on the team Near seers, you […]

Love is All

Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ……… Love is All ~~ Ancient before time, impenetrable void waited. Crawled from its atomic shell; instantaneous illumination flared. Newborn this moment. A swirling figure moves, is every moment. Innocently wise, hopeful, in constant conflict. Cooperation in every interchange. Full of wonder, every […]

Beneath the Skin

Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ……… Beneath the Skin ~~ Music, dance, story, art All different languages Much more accessible Than any spoken words Tribes, families, identity Join us and divide us Wedges driven between People understanding Art, arts, expression However we describe it A wave, a hug, […]

Nor Does It

   ~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ……… Nor Does It  ~ When every action taken, Word spoken, song sung, Picture painted or snapped Dance choreographed, performed Structure designed, built, Torn down, replaced, Left to nature, Music composed, Tale written, told, Every moment Remembered or lost, In deeps […]

Can We Then?

Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment Can We Then? If you Have no words What will you Say To me? Will you Smile, frown Laugh, cry Wave your arms All around Stand straight Tall and strong Arms akimbo Arms spread wide? Will you Fall to your knees Fall to […]