~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ……… Dark as Distance So softly now, we whisper Walk along a clifftop path Sun or stars, day or night We chat, calm, confident In the touch, the strength Of holding another’s hand We discover an open gate Stairs, we slowly […]

Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ……… Beneath the Skin ~~ Music, dance, story, art All different languages Much more accessible Than any spoken words Tribes, families, identity Join us and divide us Wedges driven between People understanding Art, arts, expression However we describe it A wave, a hug, […]

  ~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ……… Always, Always ~~ Stylized dance Dark, light Feet flashing Boots stomping Honor, glory Who praises? Is praised? Step by step Hand to hand Turn and pause Watch and learn Courtesan meets soldier Who the warrior? Who the quarry? Still standing […]

   ~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ……… Nor Does It  ~ When every action taken, Word spoken, song sung, Picture painted or snapped Dance choreographed, performed Structure designed, built, Torn down, replaced, Left to nature, Music composed, Tale written, told, Every moment Remembered or lost, In deeps […]

  ……… Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ……… Imagine Imagine if Earth spoke a secret language One intended only for you and you alone If you cannot understand, you feel alone Yet your comprehension a social bandage Decipher the code on a secret parchment Map to peace and […]

Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ……… Appearances Though I appear to be trying to draw a perfect circle, I know it already exists and I am it and within it. ……….. Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ See more of my […]

Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ……… Can You? Life might seem like endless chores Some say better than heavenly choirs You would have to live on love alone Unless endless singing a way to atone It is all made up, no matter your belief Can you find solace […]