Category women

Don’t You Know

~~~~~ All our symbols of success and failure are much more than they might appear. Still,  they may not be what you think, paper, metal bits, a conspirator’s wink. If you are rich, you believe I am wrong. all your wants, needs met, a happy song. If you’re poor, you’re certain I am right, chance […]

When Air Becomes Breath

~~~~~ In the beginning, though completely unaware, a woman’s body breathes a quickened zygote. Not the woman nor the potential know, care, because unknown, potential is all they’ve got. Later, when both grow and become conscious of the world and each other, in their own way. After months, as potential molded out of dust, grows, […]

Spark is to Blaze

~~~~~ If we will surround ourselves with beauty, music, art, words, focus, positive feelings, deeds, and what we may offer others. Tell our constant truth, our own. Truth which comes from within. Truth which we brought with us, into light, cold, need to breathe. We bring awareness and vision, even if we’re born without eyes, […]

It Pierced Me

~~~~~ Her glance echoed off my eyes like a hammer blow to the head. It pierced me, a laser to my heart. I’ve dreamed of her, then till now. ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Please, leave a comment and let me know what you think. See […]

Aim High

~~~~~ There are so many lives we do not, cannot understand, despite trying. We read stories, see movies, which give us hints, which move us, make us think, perhaps, others more like us than we know. Truly, these characters are but vague shadows, at this remove, of who they are, their feelings, their trials, their […]

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 […]