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Other Plans

Other Plans ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ If I knew I was dying, what would I say about me? To you who knew me best, better, perhaps, than I know myself. Still, I have secrets. We all have secrets. What will I say about my life? […]

All So Simple

  ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ What’s a person to do? When every day there’s something new, war and violence, feeling blue. So, what’s a person supposed to do? Rich fools spout madness, though some agree, guns for all, that’s best. Don’t you see? Braggarts and […]

Ere We Fall

Ere We Fall ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Who knows what we’ve lost in the cause of war? Music, art, novels, plays, poems, films and more. Bach, DaVinci, Cassatt, Monet, fodder of kings, Shakespeare, Elliott, Beethoven all gone missing. Would we find saviors numbered with the […]

Ask Only One Question

~~~~~ Give me now the cheerfulness and fearlessness of our youth, Back when we knew they were our lives, embodied our truth. Towels we used to make super hero capes with paper masks; Innocence our strength to conquer all our Sisyphithian tasks. Heroes all, though one day as Indians, the next day cowboys. Imagination’s fires […]

Grow Silent, Listen, Hear

~~~~~ From the Minor musings of Phileas the Lesser I wonder if I shall ever find Wonder, magic, all together? Not bits and bobs, flotsam Scattered through my life, Apprehended by my perception. Expressed through my creativity. In our world, our universe, Put together just so, Where life rises and life falls, Each in proper […]

Silently Across the Night

~~~~~ Moving silently across the night-dark earth, Fires burn ever, Fluttering banners, gold and red, to mark the dead, Ever brighter, Projected onto shifting smoke, Ever hotter. An ever-changing, tattered screen, white, gray, black, Consuming all. No animal, no insect, no blade of grass remains For eyes to see. Glimpses through wind-blown billows, voids, Eyes […]

Our New Reality

~~~~~ Has the time finally come to choose? It may have passed already, we lose. Our story has been written, received, Long before it was read or conceived. The storytellers and artists all know, Beginning started at the end, and so, All tales but one tale, look for a sign, Word beads now strung on […]