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All Go Forth

~~~~~ Do we resurrect heroes from ages lost, invent them anew, some with souls? They might tilt only at wind turbines. Simpler folk, times, yet, more aware. Gift us magic, hope, light in darkness. Life is never found without darkness, nor is death ever found without light. This we know but hide from ourselves. Seeking […]

Aim High

~~~~~ There are so many lives we do not, cannot understand, despite trying. We read stories, see movies, which give us hints, which move us, make us think, perhaps, others more like us than we know. Truly, these characters are but vague shadows, at this remove, of who they are, their feelings, their trials, their […]

That’s What I Think

~~~~~ God’s feet I imagine Would not fit In my backyard Nor in the town Where I live Being so large God must be clumsy Or, perhaps, allergic To us, to people Do god’s sneezes Bring storms Mayhap god trips Steps into the ocean Causing rough seas Floods and tsunamis Eating suns, novae Hot breath […]

Symbol versus Reality

~~~~~ 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 […]

At Our Best

~~~~~ If I were to choose to write a song, Should I be able to find the notes? I’ve not been musical my life long, Whatever that knowledge connotes. I was never arty; now I’m a painter Who knows what life holds in time. Time doesn’t stop, no restraint here, Thus, over time, I learned […]

Absurd

Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Absurd ~~~~~ On a purloined piece of paper A couple of interesting books Write poetry burning life’s taper ‘Cause I can’t get by on my looks ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ See more […]

Brief

Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Brief ~~~~~ One more brief verse Before I run my errands Sometimes, at life I curse Dream to ply fair lands ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ See more of my creative offerings and […]