me

meJus’ sayin’being present with beestrees (grounded andpapered), projectsnot related toan otherhuman is my wayto keep a distance,mental & physical,safe & soundbetween me & Ui wanna really feel,to just be me,no games,jus’ beME.be ME?who is...

Enough said.

She saidyou want to go out?He saidwhat do you mean?you know. go out.feeling freeto trustloveiswas and willalways be.He said,I feel love fadingas does lifebehindyearsof body mind . . .[CUT]Quit with the B.S.and pick upwhereHe said.He said,those words Go Outexhilarate...

words to the end.

words to the end.“You have to fight,to get aheadof others”I hearme versus youus versus themnow versus then.History fills volumes of what facts aremade of.Words.oddly enough,things will heat upjust before they blow up.the old fella is fast asleep.clouded hazy...

They say,

They say,‘We use Social Security benefits, V.A. benefits, SNAP food benefits, UI (Unemployment Insurance), Medicaid benefits, State Lottery benefits, FHA Loans,CHIP (Children’s Health Insurance Program), COVID-19 Unemployment Benefits, The National Do Not Call...

My Mind?

My Mind?What’s on your mindis stopping memore oftenlately.the FB question,What’s on your mind?has me thinking out loud.We are so possessive(us little man Gods)in the Garden of Eden.When did mind become mine?No union is found in mine.We love our...

THEM and US

THEM and USOur leaders talk about them and U.S.Who is the US included in their calculations?Is it the “US” that rolled a golden likeness of Donald Trump into a gathering today?Is it the “US” that are still getting murdered since the...

a Major Realization.

a Major realization.This pandemic is instrumental in moving me to share virtually with others on Zoom,with only a screen separating us.My usual way of communicating has been through characters on stage, my photographs and collage art, woodsculptures and writings. Just...

Privilege!

Privilege! I also know privilegein a world of lightskin is best skinBUTnot light enough skin means I am still tailedby workers at Walmartand at Home Depot,regardless of the manyvisits and cash spent there.All that to sayprivilege is not onlyreserved for white...

It takes 2 to Tango.

It takes 2 to Tango.Some dancers movein smooth syncopation.Some dancers moveas two, and not as one.Some dancers movein fear across the floor.Most dancers are ableto improve with guidance.Regrettably, we may preferto stay in safe havenswith others like...

Thinking out loud.

Just listened to Orwell’s Animal Farm on Audible.It appears our human dilemma is constant.We have Napoleons, Squealers and Snowballs, and we all know a Boxer, the hard worker and Napoleon follower. When has this country ever been by and for ALL the people? Some say it...

Choosing Sides (out loud).

Choosing Sides (out loud).Mitch has packed the courts with Conservative appointees, while disregarding the pandemic. Regrettably, I do not believe Biden has the will to play hardball with the Wrong Wing of this society. Obama tried compromise. What did that get him or...

Thinking out loud

Thinking out loudI formally decline any invitation to enjoy a happy gatheringwith your family during thenext Native Day feast.OK, OK, I know we are biting our nails (toes and fingers) downto the bloodied flesh,hoping we haven’tinhaled a Covid19 exhale.Plus,the burning...

the COVID sprinkler.

the COVID sprinkler.I find it kind of . . ., no,more than interestingthat our President gave a pep talk to flag wavingcolored folk wearing MAGA caps.Colored means black brown and otherfolk.The same homelessjobless prison bound COVID dying communities being shot jailed...

a Cancer, unnamed.

a Cancer, unnamed.You sayI hate your burninglooting and riotingin our inner cities.Let us talk moreI sayMLK talked and talkedand gave us a dreamwe all recite in part.It got us a day off.I saytalk has its time and place,but resistance to changehas festered since...

“Wolf” boy.

“Wolf” boy.The boy cried “Wolf”every day.One day the boy cries,”I am dying.”Some say,“Let’s save the boy”.Some say,“Die already Wolf boy”.”Some say,“Change is the constant”.What do you say?Reflections on our current President.fOctober 2,...