Category Writing

Relish Gladness

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ The smell seemed so familiar, so evocative. Watched Pacific’s waves crash upon shore. Far from the clifftop, worried it might give. Still, that odor tickled my nostrils as before. Yet imagine my surprise, “What?” you ask. When I realized what tantalized. My mask. Watched Pacific’s […]

Much Small Life

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ Tree shadows dappling the trail before me call to mind other times and other walks in the woods. I stand dwarfed beneath an elder Redwood, ancient beyond my reckoning. Nearly impossible to imagine or comprehend all this tree knows. Standing until it falls and even […]

Curses, Falled Again

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ My body often moves before my brain. Although I remain unusually oblivious. I knock things over; I’ll hope to explain. I’m going here, but I end up over there. I would do better, though I have always Been this way, crashing into something. May be […]

Something Wondrous

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ In the early morning hours once again. Tired enough to be in bed, not to sleep. I can smile, say it is all good, pretend, Admit the world’s a mess; it will keep. When a day slips away and night rules, Watch eyelid-movies; my mind […]

No Exchanges

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ Living in a place of micro-climates Each mile can bring another change. They don’t give exchanges or rebates. Nor do I have any hope to rearrange ~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment  Unite the World! ~~~~~ See more […]

What’s for Dinner?

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ Although I do not believe that I am brilliant, Sometimes my words and thoughts are good. My opinion; I may be no smarter than an ant. Since, in time, I will most likely be their food. ~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is […]

Again, Again

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ There are no longer rules or even manners. All permitted to unleash our animal within. Forget about all the seers and the planners; For only we ourselves reign them in again. Who is to say if we’ll succeed or we’ll fail? Does it even matter […]

Turn and Repeat

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ I turn my head and scurry past The maskless people that I meet. I know it does no good till long past. Still, when I pass them, I hurry and repeat. ~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment  Unite […]

Radical Reversal

People Over Politics, Survival Over Surrender, World Over Wealth! ~~~~~ Let us hope the start of 2021 Is like a band’s bad dress rehearsal. It will take time for this to be undone. No matter how long we need a radical reversal. ~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment  […]

How Long?

Who will say when this madness stops, by their actions today, not all DC cops. Protesters came to commit executions, leaders elected lawfully to institutions, charged with the duty of living the law, yet, some won’t believe what we saw. Anyone who instigated or abetted this must be jailed, tried, lest we’re remiss. This means […]