Category Writing

Our Need to Fill

Our Need to Fill ~~~~~ All the things we know about the world, which make us feel superior. Lies, omissions shout- ed as truth, half-truth, we steal, or our own. How stupid we are. Decisions we make which lead to fortune and or disaster’s mar in inexorable, ponderous speed, fast; we should not blink. Still, […]

Game of Opposites

Game of Opposites ~~~~~ Something is lost and something gained, when we expand, learn and grow wiser We lose our exuberance but gain restraint, Race is long, too short to play the miser. Wisdom so often speaks in contradictions, brilliance most often found in age, youth. How this will turn out baffles predictions. In our […]

Enough, Just Enough

Enough, Just Enough ~~~~~ Time is money, money is time, yet I’d like to see you eat either one. Tokens we value, believe have worth, are extremely puzzling to me. They are symbolic, I know, they can give no shelter by themselves. We treat them as real, pursue them with zeal, cry if we miss […]


Contagion ~~~~~ Waiting to get my flu shot, sitting in a crowded room, from babies to old geezers, hoping I’ll get called soon. I hope it does its job, if not sickness may for me loom and, I’ll be an old sneezer, daily, from noon to noon. ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity […]

Most Likely

Most Likely ~~~~~ Can you see the crazy man standing over there? You might think him normal. I assure you he is not. Stress has robbed his strength, his ability to recover. I’ve heard it said, no rest for the wicked, or no rest for the weary, This is no rest for the busy. Whether […]

As I Fall Behind

As I Fall Behind ~~~~~ In the light of the sunset, I saw the eyes of truth. Though they saw the debt I had accrued in youth, They left me smiling, just the same. In the glory of the dawn, I heard the voice of all creation, saw the raptor and the fawn. I lived […]


Change ~~~~~ What will the future think of us? Assuming we somehow survive. Will they say, can you imagine, they believed anything like that? If love as contagious as violence, would we stand carriers at a wall, to then shout, Ready, Aim, Fire? Does violence burn love to ash? Some say that love conquers all, […]