3 Littluns

3 Littluns *** Wishing and Hoping  ain’t  Doing and Being. Which appeals to you more? *** Resistance and Surrender are essential building blocks. What makes a diamond precious? What lets a beating heart swoon? *** I grew up believing parents lied and their kids...

Good Friends

Good Friends We left Vietnam, with our friends hanging from choppers. We’re leaving Syria, with our friends hanging from trees. Smokey the Bear says, ‘Always leave your friends, with a loving heart’, or something like that. ‘Trees are our...

the Mirror

the Mirror People in power want to keep it. Doesn’t matter the position or system. Some are community-minded. Others are Me-mine-I minded. Each may become the other. Look around and see Me-mine-I in the mirror. f...

A verbal written voice.

A verbal written voice speaks up. loud and clear. “I can’t physically prevent you from putting ME in the world. A more effective protest is through Mind’s Eye. You look down and see what I AM thinking. out loud. f...

3 belles

Evening tides, a dark seascape, on a moonless night. A foot in time, one still behind, not here, not there. Eat your heart out. If no light pours through, do it again. f 154  ...

a Flurry of Words

a Flurry of Words It’s all about me, don’t you think? Thinking may raise Demons, Goddesses, the stink of Turd Town, built in another land. Thinking is not feeling. Thinking is crinkling my face and scrunching down to avoid day and night, the wind-carried ash, landing...

Peak Living

  Peak Living A man was surrounded by peaks, and woke only after knowing the valley and all in between. the Buddha f 150      

in between Black & White

In between Black & White Black says    You’re one of us. White says    You’re one of them. I say         At least they agree on one thing, that the Virginian 1924 Racial Integrity Act is still intact. f...

the BlackWhite divide

The BlackWhite divide in America is based in fear From the beginning; We need more hands, to prosper. I been bought to a strange land. We can’t lose what we got. Father, daughter, brother, mother, all sold. We will kill to stay on top. It’s better to be angry and...

The Nature of Nature

The Nature of Nature. We plant and grow apples. Bugs eat the apples. We spray the fruit and kill the bugs. The bugs evolve and eat the sprayed fruit. We use stronger spray to kill the bugs. We eat the apples. f 146...

Winging Away

Kaia is winging away, as we all are, day by day. Note: My grief wets this keyboard, only for her. My blurred vision, pained heart, and memories of happy us, have me stifling a tear-filled scream. Sleeping on a comfy bed, under the dining-room table, is my darling,...