Tag Archives: judgment

The Other Shoe

The Other Shoe ~~~~~ In times which try you, foil your plans, do you hold on tightly, use both hands, sink ‘neath the waves, in deep despair? Hope anyone helps you; no one’s there. If days, weeks, years, the world stinks, you feel hopeless, know you’re jinxed. You see not a way to thrive or […]

At Least Today

~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Stop now, then continue, amble along city streets. Stroll down brassy, brightly-lit boulevards, replete, preening, peering at our distorted reflections, why, sumptuous shop windows, blank-eyed passers-by. Captured in, by all the lenses of many-eyed CCTV. Daily life’s digital Camera Obscura in […]

Too Many Aces

Too Many Aces ~~~~~   Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ When the night descends in screams of terror, minus hope, our world shatters, breaks open, with the fragility of a DDT damaged eggshell, who will hear our wailing, save the darkness? With our cleverness, our hubris failed […]

Even When, We Must

Even When, We Must ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ We must celebrate what’s good, but expose what is wrong. We must never be complacent; say the day cannot be won. We must guard all the gain we garner, no matter how small. Even the smallest light, […]

Sad to Report

Sad to Report ~~~~~ It is time to put people over politics, country over capitulation and world over wealth. ~~~~~ Like the narcissistic needs of a reborn Christian’s god, Donald Trump requires constant praise and adoration. It doesn’t even matter that he got the presidential nod, he’ll say, do and promise anything for your adulation. […]

People in the Clouds

People in the Clouds ~~~~~ It is time to put people over politics, country over capitulation and world over wealth. ~~~~~ Painting, oil, acrylic, water, color to attract our eye, we may travel to exotic places, without a need to fly. Meet people from far away, in geography or in time, marvel at their talent, […]

Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid ~ Updated May 2019

Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid ~ Updated May 2019 Originally Written Before the 2016 Election ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Anyone who lived through the Great Depression, World War II or was educated in the decades after the war is familiar with Roosevelt’s famous words: “…the […]