Category Thoughts about change

In Our Time

People Over Politics, Country Over Capitulation, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ Everywhere we wait our turn, wear masks Or behave like we are obnoxious assholes. Every day we are slower at our daily tasks. Yet, canting-Christians will risk their souls. ~~~~ Unite the World! Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment […]

It Might Be

People Over Politics, Country Over Capitulation, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ You claim control; it is a bluff Cause life’s always unexpected. It’s usually just the small stuff, Unless you have been selected. If it’s you, you’ll wonder why; Chicken Little and falling sky. Recall that chick’s fear untrue, It might be the same for you. […]

Whatsoever

People Over Politics, Country Over Capitulation, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ Have you ever Considered, Are you aware, Everything You believe, Take on faith, Is something You cannot prove? Or a starting place For scientists, So they know Which way To move.. Neither description Is infinitely Bad or good. Unless humans Insert themselves, Decree interpretation, Telling […]

Know or Sell

People Over Politics, Country Over Capitulation, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ I would write a brilliant book, pen a poem, be pleased. Paint a magnificent masterpiece, Myriad multitudes of each, if the truth I tell . I imagine if I succeed, that I shall never see. Would it, I wonder, be better to know or sell? […]

Entirely

People Over Politics, Country Over Capitulation, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ A new notebook, bright green, just because. Writing this with my bright red fountain pen. Using them to take me to where I’m going, and away from the places I’ve already been. Like time, we should flow with the stream. To do otherwise, we either […]

Somewhere Between

People Over Politics, Country Over Capitulation, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ Looping ink coils across my early am paper seeks to find answers to my life at slow-tilt, whether to record or discard the still hours. Wonder if my part in the play matters now. Walking along the shore upon a known path while strolling slowly […]

Lots of Babies

People Over Politics, Country Over Capitulation, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ Election day had come at last. I was certain that I was ready To find it long past. Steady on, my wee brain cried, have you checked the color of the skies? All year long it’s felt like day Is really night. Hate pandemic, And […]

The Spaces Between

People Over Politics, Country Over Capitulation, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ Shall we talk then, shall we sing, discuss Rachmaninoff, analyze Proust, remembrance of future things? Will you tell me no one knows what tomorrow brings? As musicians fingers fly, over strings, along the keys; quickly, quickly, come listen. Not only notes, words, intonation, intention, momentary […]

Bully’s Lament

People Over Politics, Country Over Capitulation, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ This is an older piece but seemed somehow appropriate. Generosity of spirit flies, fills the world. Each giving to the extent of their ability. Each receiving to the level of their need. Not a social utopia, humanity’s maturity. May we be allowed to mature, can […]

Night Watch

People Over Politics, Country Over Capitulation, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ Written 11/3/2020 late afternoon Hear our voices embrace all with our hope and love, After Terra firma long vanished, no horizon in sight, Rich with a cautious joy and in a rising expectation. Transport us upon sweet votes repeated many times. A win over hate […]