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A glowing orb reflects itself in opposition.

Redefining War and Peace

War, armies, death, destruction, terror, horror and fear fill our news and our days. These are all very real and frightening, but I believe war deserves a broader definition, as does peace. War is not simply armed troops shooting at each other and all the specific and collateral damage from the way we wage war […]

AN IMMODEST PROPOSAL

 With the one-year anniversary of the tragic murder of elementary school students and teachers at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut this Saturday, I decided to repost the following, which first appeared here and on the Daily Kos in February of 2013.  I have chosen today to post this so the families of Newtown […]

Within the Storm

  In darkness, cold, lost, alone. Where stands the promised tower We are hard upon the shore Where the light, the horn, the bell, the clarion call we yearn to hear Razor close, we draw near the shoal Night shrouded, sewn up by dark clouds and dense fog; some pray Jagged rocks loom Bravely we […]

You’re a Real Card ~ Part 5 ~ Spades

  Spades are for digging and spreading the soil Preparing good earth, what lies below is our toil Time to dig deep, plan growth for the future Seeking pattern and beauty you will nurture All through the winter short days grow longer Underground, our mind, promise, grows stronger Your subconscious provides answers you sought Opportunities […]

The Myth of Twos

  Not long ago for no sure reason, in quiet, I felt completely lost Why I could not then and cannot now fathom any meaning here Arguing the genesis of this dark emotion or mayhap a future cost Frankly, it worried me, filled me with an unknown, unnamed fear Where everything I could devise, create, […]

Ad Perpetuam Memoriam

Some days it rains and some days the sun does shine Doesn’t really matter much when I make them mine Yet if I’m low, dreary rain may blind me to the truth Other days, though rain mocks me, I am hail and soothe My thoughts don’t turn the world, or my feelings seasons Both rain […]

Someday Soon

  When I was a younger man, I’d tell you I thought I knew so much stuff I’m sure I believed I was more than smart and I knew more than enough It’s amazing I’ve found how much I’ve learned since, how smart become With help and luck, during my life between the short span […]