Category Word Play

Avoidance Theory

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ Pins and needles can be good Unless it’s upon them you sit. I’d say, if you could or would You should attempt to avoid it. ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment  Unite the World! ~~~~~ Please, leave a comment and let […]

A Proposition

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ If a picture is worth a thousand words And words can change our hearts and minds Then art is necessary and cannot be absurd. Though some would say this of multiple kinds. Yet art, its movements appear in response To world events, are often ahead of the curve. […]

Color of Hope

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ Red is the color of my true love’s hair although everyday she dyes it. We’ve been stuck inside, sheltering. She asks if I like it, at least a bit. She says it helps her mirror’s face when she wakes up feeling blue. Orange you happy in your place […]

Twixt Right and Wrong

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ I’ve sometimes wondered how it would be   Always to be right in every single situation.  Do you suppose you would lose your edge? Might you discover life a terrible bore after Instances where you find no reason to fight? These questions could keep you up at night. […]

Neither Nor

People Over Politics, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ Although I seek reflection I am subject to refraction. Though I attempt detection I am driven by distraction. Neither drink nor election allay or alter its attraction. As delay sees my dejection Faltering through inaction. Mired in mental inspection Causes me dissatisfaction. Who wants my disaffection Can life […]

Eighteen Words

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ She always needed to remind him. Make a list before going shopping. At the store. Forgot his list. (Three six word stories in tandem). ~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment  Unite the World! ~~~~~ See more of my […]

Some Have, Some Will

~~~~~ Some have called me crazy, so many things worse. Some have called me lazy; work smarter no curse. Some have called me hazy; as I accept the diverse. Some have called me mazy; they’re sure I rehearse. Some have called me liberal; I always seek to give. Some have called me gullible; that’s not […]

Soon Remember

~~~~~ Soon, we will return home, again, With nothing but time to spend. We dream of places to roam, then Watch the tube, read a book, pretend. Though how we’ve lived until now, Makes us feel guilty for shirking. Want to produce; we don’t know how. Remember, what we did wasn’t working VOTE, November 3, […]

Do You Surmise?

Do You Surmise? ~~~~~ I get so very few likes or comments. I don’t know what I’m doing wrong. I know I will sound weak if I lament; Not for satire, opinion, short or long. I realize all of my verses are not gems. I am sure that some stink up the joint, Still, I […]

Simple Complexity ~ Complex Simplicity

Simple Complexity ~ Complex Simplicity ~~~~~ Why then must poetry’s meaning be couched, Like the imagined sea-sound heard in a shell? May fleeting beauty, convoluted truth be vouched, Said simply and offered crystal-clear from a well? Will it help if I use night to presage age or death, Flying birds or sunsets standing in for […]