WYGIWYSNISM ~~~~~ What You Get Is What You See. Need I Say More? “Is that the best you could do?” one of them asked. “I think I would do much better, if you just relaxed. “Maybe you would do better, if you’d learned how.” “A fine time you have picked to think of that now. […]

At the Tone, the Time Will Be… ~~~~~ The time has come to think this through, Time to consider, choose how we will live. Sheltered in time, about both me and you; Time to know, for all we take we must give. ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment […]

When Our World is Well ~~~~~ When our world is well, once again, And we no-longer shelter-in-place, Will we return to stress and strain, Smile in greeting, afraid to embrace? When our world is well, once again, Will it all be like it was just before, Forced to put life over death, pain, To feel […]

Before ~~~~~ How do we surmise We have said and done Enough to think we’re wise? Will we know before we’re gone? ~~~~~ 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 offerings and opinions […]

No Longer ~~~~~ I can no longer write of hate Not even to decry it I can only write of love Though our actions belie it I must not chew on pain and fear Though daily on the menu I must change my diet As I cannot change my venue ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence […]

Ancient History ~~~~~ Sitting and waiting for a doctor’s appointment On video in my armchair at home, who knew? Someday history will say what all this meant, But long past the lifetimes of either me or you. ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Please, leave a comment […]

Light Hidden Within ~~~~~ Part Two I plead with you, us and everyone. We spurn strangers, each we hate. Those we fear, as we were taught. Learn now, all humankind worthy, Our value is innate, not only profit For those who have no compassion, Dictating to us because we let them. We must not allow […]