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Beneath the Grass

Beneath the Grass ~~~~~ What would it feel like, any fun, to live to be one hundred? My imagination says it would be less fun and more dread. With luck, still shuffling about, able to pee upon my shoes. not rolled around as deadwood, by someone I don’t choose. Perhaps I will be non-compos mentis […]

How Long, How Well

How Long, How Well ~~~~~   Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ We must share our stories all  of us, whenever possible. We are at risk. Pick your poison, climate change, pollution. starvation, stress, violence, encouraged and enhanced by fools, mountebanks and misers. Profits proffered as basic rights […]

World Out of Balance

~~~~~ I’ve heard, I have the same amount of time as all those famous folks who came before. That handful celebrated in prose and rhyme. So why do I feel stressed down to my core? Our world is faster paced than prior folk faced. Not better, not worse, necessarily, but changed. I’m sure for them, […]

The Story

     ~~~~~ I will not by my life be floored when I may take it on the chin, staggering till balance restored, stand up straight and tall again. Wait, could it be that I am lost, upright, walking a wrong trail? Perhaps not wrong, what a cost, timid, will I succeed, will I fail? Every […]

AcrostiKu

~~~~~ Artistic Allow readiness To identify subjects After reflection Reading Recording each, all Demonstrating intellect Notational games Evince Each value is Naturally Compressed Equationally Ideas Incredibly done Excellent advantages Statistically Culture Clear understanding Loving tells us relinquish Everything, now ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Please, leave […]

All Go Forth

~~~~~ Do we resurrect heroes from ages lost, invent them anew, some with souls? They might tilt only at wind turbines. Simpler folk, times, yet, more aware. Gift us magic, hope, light in darkness. Life is never found without darkness, nor is death ever found without light. This we know but hide from ourselves. Seeking […]

Time and Age

~~~~~ We pretend we have conquered mountains, that we’re stronger than a cold north wind. We tell ourselves the land and sea are ours, Yet nature says we’re wrong over and over. We sneer that we were primitive, in caves. Yet, they lasted far longer than we, so far. Nor did they trash the world, […]