the Illusion of Freedom.

the Illusion of Freedom. We stand before a starry fabric with palms over hearts knowing and not wanting to know some of us arrived encaged and are still enraged.

After the early morning

After the early morning, hot yoga class, a woman said there was a label stuck to my foot. I pulled it off. Thank God it read ‘organic’ and not ‘Walmart’.     25

Tink and See

Tink and See When it’s not said your way, the right way, do you get flustered? When you see ugly me, is there a mirror between us?     24

Mind is a box

Mind is a box . . . closed. You want a new expanded mind?? Know death is all ways present   and keep the lid wide open.       27

a Point of View, Terrorism

 You are squatting in the thatched hut with other young children. The old woman is trying to quiet you all. *** You are a pilot, approaching the designated hamlet. At the given command, you release the napalm....

Barack Obama sounds African

Barack Obama sounds African to me. Africans kill each other with machetes and eat their babies. Obama has probably eaten babies. He could be a baby eating killer. I can’t vote for him. Besides, he doesn’t look like an American President.      ...

We say, I love you,

We say, “I love you me him her them  peace, this that the other, ice cream and Jello.” I say, “Feeling, not saying, is love. If you don’t feel it, forget it.”       113  

Fredisms started as scribbled . . .

Fredisms began as scribbled notes on a yellow legal pad, while driving at between 10 and 70 mph. I have learned to drive while scripting the fast flowing thoughts with my right hand. Someone asked if I had a death wish. No, I don’t. This is how I access what you...

She said the 9 year old . . .

She said the 9 year old Sioux kid had attempted suicide 3 times, the last time just 5 days ago. I had the opportunity to play and speak with this child. Afterwards my heart bled sorrow.       123

Why is war . . .

Why is war called a bitch? Its man that orchestrates it. Now life is something else.  We never know what it’s going to offer one moment to the next.       116