Tag Archives: choice

DICHOTOMY PROJECT

~~~~~ Found Verbiage Free Verse Exploring what haiku, poems and stories can be garnered from the headlines, sub-heads and captions (the bold-faced type) in my local daily newspaper, I began to wonder what this says about our existence at this moment in time. Like snapshots, capturing images, emotions, our greater story expressed in our headlines. […]

Standing

Standing ~~~~~ Sometimes, the smallest thing Changes us entirely, for good. So, standing where we stood, Get a gold ring or get nothing. ~~~~~ 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 […]

If We Dare

If We Dare ~~~~~ O, what a strange dream we all share, Yet, now feels more like a nightmare. Won’t change with thought or prayer; We can act and improve it, if we dare. ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Please, leave a comment and let me […]

What Do We Fear?

Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ What Do We Fear? ~~~~~ 4 Questions Concerning the Fate of Humanity, in the Midst of Global Pandemic It is not a question of who we have been or even who we are now. It’s a question of who we become. More […]

Lies Are Poison

Lies Are Poison ~~~~~ I need to sit upon the shore, And watch the mighty ocean. May be soft, a cradle rocking, As violent as any explosion. Remind myself there is more And odder than I’ve a notion, Beside what they’re hawking. Because their lies are poison. ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity […]

Over Time Goodbye

Over Time Goodbye ~~~~~ To all the hucksters, hoaxers, and conspiracy theorists, And your lying claim that this pandemic does not exist; All the businesses, leaders, authorities and the fools who Yell, buildings, streets of all towns you would keep full; I urge and exhort you ramp it up, the lies that you spew, Until, […]

Begin

Begin ~~~~~ Whether we dream to sail the seas of Earth or space, We till the earth of soil, The soil of flesh. We are, forever, Planting Seeds At home or in distant lands. Sunlight and water, Love and nurture All we need To again Begin The race. ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, […]

What to Seek

What to Seek ~~~~~ In a church done in the 1890’s style, I’m told. Should that make me smile, Question all truths I’ve held awhile? Do these questions have any answer; That’ll  matter to another generation? Did I think I’d find my chance here, Hope I would be forgiven all my sin? I don’t believe […]

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 […]

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 […]