Tag Archives: universe

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 […]

Oh

Oh ~~~~~ Oh, what singing In the cool of the morning Before the sun has Raised its head. When I tingle with Anticipation that, Almost, could be dread. Is it expectation Of the day to come Or that the night Will never be done? ~~~~~ Peace is Purpose, Nonviolence is Strength, Diversity is Unity, Empathy […]

Asking Why

Asking Why ~~~~~ They all told me that dying is an honor when you fall in the cause of freedom. What of the life that might bring peace, Words of the poet that might sway us? When will we know this loss as a horror? It tells how little of the road we’ve come. Am […]

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 […]

Life Where I Live ~ and why it needs to change

Life Where I Live and why it needs to change ~~~~~ Your life is busy, if you live in the good old US of A. If you’re not homeless, jobless, addicted, suffering from PTSD, begging for money on the street, wondering where you will sleep, where your next meal will come from, you probably think […]

Listen

Listen ~~~~~ I listen to hear the rhythm of the world, songs of all the galaxies, spirals unfurled. I listen to my heartbeat, a lone songbird, any sound we live with, yet rarely heard. Hearing, listening are not the same thing. One uses brain and ears, one focus pings. Listen to the world and perspective […]

Change

Change ~~~~~ What will the future think of us? Assuming we somehow survive. Will they say, can you imagine, they believed anything like that? If love as contagious as violence, would we stand carriers at a wall, to then shout, Ready, Aim, Fire? Does violence burn love to ash? Some say that love conquers all, […]