Tag Archives: truth

No Reason

No Reason ~~~~~ When I see my father’s forehead, Observing a reflection of my face, I know that one day I will be dead And that time has slowed my pace. As I could not walk while a baby, I know that time may come again. And the how or why this may be, not […]

No Longer Ours

No Longer Ours ~~~~~ The end of an era, so-called. Not the end of all, perhaps. Unknown for now, until Some future now, connected; Contiguous, not, in theory, continuous. Then, is that us, gone? Merely an era in time, between, No relationship but time, flowing, A rolling stream, raging River, fed by tributaries or, one […]

Once Known

Once Known ~~~~~ Where do we find what we need? The basics, not only food, clothing, shelter, but also music, art, performance and poetry. Also the grandeur of nature, wherever and however it appears to us. Beyond the ultimate basics, keeping our bodies alive and replicating our species, we require the awe of creation which […]

No Difference

No Difference ~~~~~ Pluck the strings, our ligaments. Feel the beat impact on our skin, As we don dusty, dun cerements. No difference if we lose or we win. ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy is Empowerment ~~~~~ Please, leave a comment and let me know what you think. See […]

Forget How We Remember

Forget How We Remember Variations on a theme by Shane Koyczan ~~~~~ Forget how we remember. Forget the games we played in May that should not be played in December, Since each bullet shot comes from a bigger gun And we always keep them loaded just in case. We court each human with enmity and […]

The Memory of Fire

The Memory of Fire ~~~~~ What does the fire remember, about when it helped, when it harmed? No distinction, started from flame or ember, only we ignore its danger, when we know we should be alarmed. Is the fire wiser than we will ever be? Knowing the world needs fire’s destruction to engender new life. […]

Yearning and Reaping

Yearning and Reaping ~~~~~ Life, our mystery, our sorrow and our joy, today only. We can neither live in the past, nor predict the future, no matter how much we yearn. Whether we are single or joined, guardians of children or only ourselves and each other, we all travel together. Our ship will not sail, […]