Tag Archives: change

Any Story

Any Story ~~~~~ Winding down the lane or Winding up the stair. Am I alone in this pursuit for? Is there someone there? Can I see them beside me? Do I believe them far away? Is it faith, a new way to see, Or what all the asses bray? Maybe these two are the same. […]

If We Were to Cease

If We Were to Cease ~~~~~ 1816 I feel the fool tonight, though certain      I hope we will crush in its birth My words, sentiments echo      The aristocracy of our moneyed corporations Statesmen, leaders long dead      Which dare already to challenge Why should now be otherwise      Our government to a trial […]

Many Lovely Things

Many Lovely Things ~~~~~ Coming to terms with the world at small. Do you think that means anything at all? Time: construct for cosmic construction. Pimple on God’s face: a pustule eruction. We say, hey Mom, hey Mom, look at this. We’re hushed, pushed away, just ignored. How can anyone simply ignore our bliss? Till […]

What Shall I?

What Shall I? ~~~~~ When I have fallen to the blows Lie in the gutter; no one knows, Struggle to stand up on my own, Refuse to take help from anyone. What shall I do then? Since none live without sin. If I shall be forgotten by kith and kin, And lie awake with nowhere […]

The Lamentations of Phileas the Lesser

The Lamentations of Phileas the Lesser ~~~~~ I lay awake in the dead of night. She came and took me by the hand, Raised me up to a wondrous sight, the beauteous dread out upon desert sand. The Milky Way’s starry glory overhead; I wished she’d left me alone, awake abed. I told her this […]

Only Who I Am

Only Who I Am ~~~~~ Words, for me, wind down My art draws me, to paint All my words, all the words Any language, form, intent Incomplete to curry change Still I grasp I’ll persist, scribbling Verses, essays, stories, more Offering vision, being, truth My truth, which the universe Fills or drains, ebbs or flows […]

Not One Whit

Not One Whit ~~~~~ Living nature cares not one whit For all of our hopes and glories Obviously, we do not give a shit We’re busy ending all our stories  ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Please, leave a comment and let me know what you think. […]

Unexpected

Unexpected ~~~~~ Reflections Unsought Bright, Shining Stretched, moving Polished metal Surfaces, Wind on water Revealing, obscuring Rumors, Innuendos Truth and lies Shown forth Cast back Into our eyes Light echoes Reflect our Worlds, lives Incomprehensible Unexpected meaning ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Please, leave a comment […]

Telling Tales

Telling Tales ~~~~~ The wizened sage entered, sat upon the ground, those whose history he recalled gathered around. An elder solemnly lighted the sacred torch afire. The sage told their tale; that all might still expire. An old women took his place, sang a simple song told life’s love, loss, joy, sorrow, hope to prolong. […]

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 […]