Category Writing

Desist and Cease

Desist and Cease ~~~~~ Have you seen that picture of the barr where his lips are all askew? Is this pose meant to confuse you? One side is pushed up quite far. the other drooping down deep, It’s a smile and frown; what the bleep? He has his big, pudgy thumb pressed into his chubby […]

Which is What?

Which is What? ~~~~~ How do we claim land which belongs to none, including the people we stole it from; they knew that. While we are fools cheering our so-called progress. Which is what? It’s reproducing past ability of land, sea, sky, and beyond. We wrote the history that said we are good. We told […]

No Longer Ours

No Longer Ours ~~~~~ The end of an era, so-called. Not the end of all, perhaps. Unknown for now, until Some future now, connected; Contiguous, not, in theory, continuous. Then, is that us, gone? Merely an era in time, between, No relationship but time, flowing, A rolling stream, raging River, fed by tributaries or, one […]

Taking Flight

Taking Flight ~~~~~ It’s so late at night, it has become very early morning Yet, here I lie, brain roiled in riot, with unclean hands. Creating, too long awake, intent; I should be snoring. Time it is, passing; I seized uncharted, unnamed lands. Until a nascent answer lives, I shall not cringe nor beg. Review, […]

Sneer or Sing

Sneer or Sing ~~~~~ Do we really understand a single thing Beyond our own tiny slice of the world? Judging another’s life, we sneer or sing. Do you wonder why we act so assured? ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Please, leave a comment and let me […]

Performance, Like Life

Performance, Like Life ~~~~~ Like life, ready or not, this guitarist jumps right in without introduction. Like life, he struggles, even if he has played before. We all study and play, learning the myriad songs and parts, recurring themes, mistakes echoing. We practice, hoping to grow into our music, know it in our bones, hearts. […]

Once Known

Once Known ~~~~~ Where do we find what we need? The basics, not only food, clothing, shelter, but also music, art, performance and poetry. Also the grandeur of nature, wherever and however it appears to us. Beyond the ultimate basics, keeping our bodies alive and replicating our species, we require the awe of creation which […]