Category Writing

How About You?

~~~~~ If the reality of a world-wide pandemic, staggering unemployment, systemic racism and the current unrest, protests and violence sparked by another police murder of a black man haven’t made you realize we need to change, nothing will. Not all black people are criminals. Not all white people are racist. Not all cops are bad. […]

Knitting Lesson

~~~~~ All of our greedy, gutless impeders Who aid the spineless fool at large, Do all they can and nothing much To keep their simple tool in charge. Dear Pleader; we must discharge & Moscow Mitch, knit up by Defarge. ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Please, […]

We Must Change

~~~~~ The call was loud and clear today, The jackboots of Ares set to march. Petty baboon pleader, a sullen fool. Tear gas, storm troopers, photo ops For ego strokes, pats his own back. We must scream No, bottom to top Take to the streets, for it must stop. We must gather in peace and […]

Brevity, the Wit of Soul

~~~~~ Could it be I finally understand, with my limited perception, that I am but briefly in the band no matter my talent or reception? ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Please, leave a comment and let me know what you think. See more of my creative […]

Lies and Truth

Lies and Truth ~~~~~ What ways we wander, wonder why. Search, seek twisted trails, tall tales. While we follow fools, venal villains, meaning morsels, broken breadcrumbs. Lost, languishing, mired meanders, wide walkways, paved pathways, rural roads, Long lanes, dusty drives, graveled grades, sleek superhighways, cacophonous cities Electronic expressways lead, lure to tips, digital dead-ends, while […]

Ain’t Worth Shit

Ain’t Worth Shit ~~~~~ We never know what we don’t know Until the moment that we know it. Our ignorance may strike us a blow; Knowing it too late ain’t worth shit. For example, the danger of any virus, That you catch, but think it’s a hoax. Virus’ don’t respect station, age, bias. And a […]

Rolling in His Grave

Rolling in His Grave ~~~~~ Like the narcissistic needs of a reborn Christian’s god, Donald Trump requires constant praise and adoration. 100,000-plus Americans dead; he wants us to applaud. He’ll say, do and promise anything for your adulation. It seems there is nothing too incendiary or outrageous Like when he stands lying, about his feeble […]