Category Writing

Quarantine

Quarantine ~~~~~ As we sit a home and bide our sweet time, Hope we and ours come out the other side. Hording is no more safe than eating dimes; Won’t heal you nor slow pace of time, tide. By all means, I say, be careful as you can. Don’t stroll on busy roads, lick live […]

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 […]

Begin

Begin ~~~~~ Whether we dream to sail the seas of Earth or space, We till the earth of soil, The soil of flesh. We are, forever, Planting Seeds At home or in distant lands. Sunlight and water, Love and nurture All we need To again Begin The race. ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, […]

Not Mary

Not Mary ~~~~~ Not Mary, knew she didn’t understand, had never understood, As a small girl rolling down a hill, As an old woman rolled into the hall, Why she had been born Into the wrong time, far too soon. She had always tried incredibly hard to be especially good. The nightingale sings down the […]

Star Stuff

Star Stuff ~~~~~ Just when I think I might comprehend it at all, The bright sunlight dazzles my eyes, The moon’s glow befuddles my brain, Reminds me I’m but a stellar child, oh so small ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Please, leave a comment and let […]

The Rotting Detritus of Our Daily Lives

The Rotting Detritus of Our Daily Lives ~~~~~ Everything exists And is available, But we are taught Blindness and negation. Children know wonder, The mad may see it, But we will never know. We silence them, treat them As annoyance, a disease, A condition, forced to learn To act our definition of normal. We regiment […]

The River Flows

The River Flows ~~~~~ Watching the river flow, Standing on the bridge In the shank of night. A half-forgotten moon Casting the only light. Yet, as the moon merges With distant mountains, The stars above blaze, Full of moments, stories. Not only our myths, Legends we would guard, But myths and legends Of distant civilizations. […]