~~~~~ They know they are outnumbered ninety-nine to one We, the larger number, say that nothing can be done Is it something in the water, or maybe it’s in our food Whatever it proves to be, it must be something good Good, for them, at least, but not for all the rest of us And, […]

~~~~~ Two score and seven years ago, I understood that money was only a symbol. I knew each transaction brought value to my door. I traded pieces of paper and bits of metal to bring home food, clothing, medicine and ornament. Young, not yet twenty, I got it. I understood that the system was rigged […]

~~~~~ Tomorrow, I know I will be depressed. Today, we all learned the reason why. Repubs stole a judge’s seat, so suspect, Pretending they believed K’s every lie. Am I the only one noticed judge’s mien? Belligerent, aggressive when he testified. Old friends described him drunk, mean. Yet their need for power, ignored he lied. […]

~~~~~ Still he says and still he says; He is the one. The one they want, The one they need. In public, He believes this. In his heart, he knows, Knows he’s lying To everyone but himself When she says and when she says; You cannot trust me. I decided, yet pretended And yes, I’m […]

~~~~~ Do you know who you are, Every day from day to day? Do you wake one day as one Person and one day as another? Each might be a different version Of you, but do you always notice? You’re happy or, perhaps, depressed? Do you think, assume it’s you, same as Always, but are […]

~~~~~ Do not worry. We will get it back again. But so will they. Be cool, walk, run, stand, sit; it always works out that way. What’s scarce always waxes. what’s glutted always wanes. That’s sure as death and taxes and I admit that this explains How we find our life now and perhaps many […]

~~~~~ Oh, the cell phone, ever pervasive in briefest moments, As if, tragedy, victory occurred when we’re not looking. So addictive and all-encompassing, revolution foments. Rebel from what, by who; who knows, what’s cooking? What’s cooking is really more of a rhetorical question. Much likes Bugs Bunny’s famous, “What’s up, Doc?” Both are meant as […]