Tag Archives: murder

So Little Has Changed ~ Verse II

from the collected writings of Phileas the Lesser ~~~~~ Remember each number is someone’s mother, son, father, daughter, aunt, uncle and, it may be anyone. Rich or poor, special on either end of the spectrum, you can be shot by a gun, dove, hawk, smart, dumb. In or from an ivory tower its fiery wrath […]

In Their Stupidity

~~~~~ Men, In their stupidity, try to control women. It is not merely power and sex, but fear, jealousy. What they have done and we have allowed, is a sin. Women as equals, would better the world, you’d see. ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Please, leave […]

War Begone, We Shall Have No More of Thee

~~~~~ Oh, mournful tragedy when greed and hate start war. The human cost alone is numbered past the millions. Forever the same, condemn this hell we never forswore. All to serve none, except, rich, heartless, evil villains. ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Please, leave a comment […]

Some Old Miser

~~~~~ Why must our television shows be so lurid, Video games blood-splattered in crime, war? Is it evil buried in our psyche or in our id? Think we crack a whip, make the tiger roar? The game is rigged, tiger behind every door No matter our choice, streamed, disc or vid, Murder, mayhem our drug, […]

A New Way

~~~~~ My eyes stare past my mother’s words. Then, I gently place the tattered book Of her version down Upon my roughhewn table, Away from my stubby candle’s flame. Contemplate what I read and know by heart. ‘Talk to me, foretell my future. Mired beneath murky clouds, Shades of black and gray. No longer bright […]

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, […]

Do You?

Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Do You? ~~~~~ In local stores, so oft rearranged, move this shit here, that shit there, Do you feel confused and strange? You can’t find anything anywhere. The older you are, worse it seems, too jaded and too weary to explore. The […]