Tag Archives: nature

Must Explain

~~~~~ When I see the majesty of a striking hawk, I marvel, yet know something will likely die. We may think it grotesque, morbid don’t balk; any who think this is wrong, must explain why. ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Please, leave a comment and let […]

Hope We’re Still Lucky

~~~~~ What proof do we need of our existence? Power, now, though it will fade in time. Our skulls, bones in a museum display; see an ancient specimen of a lost culture. Will it be left over from our destruction? Did we scavenge our garbage, heritage? As hubris leads us to think we need none, […]

Who We Are, Who We Become

 ~~~~~ Do we forget to wonder, to ask the right questions? Do we gird up our loins, strengthen our bastions? Try to talk with far-distant, like-minded strangers? Ignore all others, to pretend there are no dangers? We converse with others, all in our own language, Accepting a translation offered, a mystery message Compromising, perchance, our […]

Aim High

~~~~~ There are so many lives we do not, cannot understand, despite trying. We read stories, see movies, which give us hints, which move us, make us think, perhaps, others more like us than we know. Truly, these characters are but vague shadows, at this remove, of who they are, their feelings, their trials, their […]

All You’ve Got

~~~~~ When the close of night is falling down, one is full of energy and the other is not, the rules had best be set before the round, or you may discover, not is all you’ve got.  ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Please, leave a comment […]

Identity is Difficult

~~~~~ Identity, difficult to guarantee, even when you firmly believe you know exactly who you are. One morning, look in the mirror, you are certain it cannot be you. Hearing your voice, somewhere, know it must be somebody else. Your clothes drape, bind, pinch, yet, your keys are in the pocket. House you’ve lived in […]

I Dare You

~~~~~ Interaction with humans is often a hazardous proposition at its best. Since others often end in a coffin, Are we equipped to pass the test? Speculative fiction likes to imagine groups of advanced aliens out there, we might someday join, if invited in. If they’re out there, I wonder where. Despite not knowing, why […]