Tag Archives: choice

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Performance, Like Life

Performance, Like Life ~~~~~ Like life, ready or not, this guitarist jumps right in without introduction. Like life, he struggles, even if he has played before. We all study and play, learning the myriad songs and parts, recurring themes, mistakes echoing. We practice, hoping to grow into our music, know it in our bones, hearts. […]

Oh

Oh ~~~~~ Oh, what singing In the cool of the morning Before the sun has Raised its head. When I tingle with Anticipation that, Almost, could be dread. Is it expectation Of the day to come Or that the night Will never be done? ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy […]