Category women

In Their Stupidity

~~~~~ Men, In their stupidity, try to control women. It is not merely power and sex, but fear, jealousy. What they have done and we have allowed, is a sin. Women as equals, would better the world, you’d see. ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Please, leave […]

Bartholomew Matthew

~~~~~ Bartholomew Mathew Cannot decide. Tangled in social metaphor, Smiling, snide remarks, Too-knowing asides. Yearns for freedom From his shabby garret. His plush penthouse. Can he escape. Fly away, With but a single try? Ensnared in darkness, His shadow’s umbra Anticipates crisis, Steps and turns, Life’s dance marathon, His daily rumba, Sudden, explosive. Will he […]

May Be

~~~~~ The plaintive cry of the wounded hart, A tender maiden’s soon broken heart, From the first wound of Cupid’s dart, May be the end; that’s where it starts. ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Please, leave a comment and let me know what you think. See […]

Prufrock’s Lament

With the current news in the world, both economic and political, the aggression, bigotry, misogyny and xenophobia, it seemed time to revisit Prufrock, with thanks to T.S. Eliot for his original brilliance. War is Peace; Freedom is Slavery; Ignorance is Strength; Trumpery is Reality ~~~~~ Let us slow then, you and I. When vile emissions […]

Confusion

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

Sarabande for Missing Magic

“War is Peace; Freedom is Slavery; Ignorance is Strength; Trumpery is Reality” ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Missing magic, miracles All vanished Nowhere to be found From vast spaces Gone Into unseen Miniscule interstices Between atoms Disappeared Despite clues Maps and legends Whispered rumors Whereabouts remained Unknown Quests were mounted Heroes came forth Solo adventurers Fellowships, too Robber’s trusts […]

What and Why #11

What?- In a nation founded On the genocide of One people and fostered By the enslavement Of another- Why do we still need to ask this shit?  “War is Peace; Freedom is Slavery; Ignorance is Strength; Trumpery is Reality” Do you want a President who uses  non-threatening words to describe the jack boots and rough […]