Tag Archives: poetry

When Fear Fades

~~~~~ When fear fades, what will I discover Maybe another person the same as me One who struggles to meet like needs Who seeks the same answers that I do When anger fades, who will I become Will I learn to be patient, quiet, to wait Never to merely speak, but to converse To think, […]

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Again?

~~~~~ Is your smile within your heart, Or is it only pasted on your face? Is it you, yourself that you impart? If we search, will we find a trace? Form versus content, cultural more, With clothes and words just right, May show a view of what’s in store. Though we believe it true, not […]

No Longer

~~~~~ I can no longer write of hate Not even to decry it I can only write of love Though our actions belie it I must not chew on pain and fear Though daily on the menu I must change my diet As I cannot change my venue ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  […]

In Conjunction

~~~~~ I guarantee, it is a simple concept, truthfully The mode storytellers turn form into function Basics below, transitions between noted duly Problem, challenges, solution, in conjunction Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength,  Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Please, leave a comment and let me know what you think. See more of my […]

The Swansong of William Theodore Peacock

~~~~~ Stop up my ears and cover my eyes. Redeem me from the nightly news, From their blatant, calculated lies. To the men behind the curtain, pay, Pay no attention, So-called leaders, smoke and mirrors, Sleight of hand, misdirection and distraction. Shall I evoke the message, style From an earlier era? A man, a poet, […]

Random Thoughts on a Hot-skillet Mind

~~~~~ Way late on a west-coast afternoon, I think it a month or two past June. Could I succeed despite many tries, When time crawls, when time flies? No matter what we choose, decide, You deal with some you can’t abide. Relatives and some you call friends, You decide to enjoy it, or pretend. News […]

The Fix is In

I get few likes on Twitter. What I am doing wrong? I should not end up bitter, Want to feel like I belong. I think I’m smart and clever, Yet no one seems to notice. I must find the right lever To fix my operandi modus. ~~~~~ Please, follow me on Twitter See more of […]