Tag Archives: god

Songs of War ~ Songs of Peace

~~~~~ And will the savage songs of war never end, Replaced by simple, sweet songs of peace? How can we, forever, our loved-ones send, Knowing they will feed the slavering beast? Do we wonder why we never grow sane, When the best, the brightest are sent to die? Why choose blood, shed again and again? […]

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 […]

Prufrock’s Lament

With the current news in the world, both economic and political, the aggression, bigotry, misogyny and xenophobia, it seemed time to revisit Prufrock, with thanks to T.S. Eliot for his original brilliance. War is Peace; Freedom is Slavery; Ignorance is Strength; Trumpery is Reality ~~~~~ Let us slow then, you and I. When vile emissions […]

Thoughts and Preyers

~~~~~ It’s never just frightened students who die, From weapons sold to those who mistrust, By strangers, in boardrooms, sick and sly, Who these deaths profit, so die they must. They ignore truth, as parents’ tears glisten. Teen blood oils gears of the NRA machine. Death drums, screams, too awful to listen. Future promise reduced, […]

Hope and Bounty

~~~~~ Saw a movie about people Who acted bravely in the face Of hatred and bigotry. They could not understand. But what is there to know About bigotry and hatred? It stays the same year to year When I give my answer, Some of you will sneer Repeat pundits who’re bloviated I say hatred, bigotry […]

What is There to Lose?

~~~~~ Soldier straight, Their brother stands, Their sister stands. While they reach out Their untouched hands. We step beneath Their outstretched arms, Unable to imagine all Myriad and costly harms. Cost of life, of hope, in pain Dwarfing any envisioned gain Humankind is anything but kind. We need but look to find Animal, vegetable and […]

Sacred Ground

Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Sacred Ground Gardens hidden in secret places Watched over by a gibbous moon Solar lanterns glow to life As nature dances and swoons Who am I an eye trying to understand Harmony that has existed through time Chaos its partner in every […]