In the mid 1980's I ate blueberries in a 1950's kitchen My Grandmother sat with me She was a collector of stamps One day we sat And she shared with me For my own collection I fondly remember the days of peace When I was a child What were all the things I didn't know...
You never kill an enemy with a bullet You do it with mercy, and forgiveness For greater is the mystery of our Creator Than a foolish cause for war Mercy, truth, and salvation Weigh poorly in the mind Against a bomb But if you cannot use the proper tool You will never have a strong … Continue reading Peace
It is Christmas Day What is the most radical thing one could say? Respecting the culture of the holiday A lawyer asked And Jesus replies this way
No nerve to speak Nothing creative for about a week Maybe I should heed Bukowski What is poetry anyway? https://youtu.be/oovDpLHCrSw
Of no consequence When meaning is malleable What one says Or does Beware the oppressive definition Listen with love
Grant me freedom To be wrong To search To portray I only seek for peace and love To understand the day Grant me freedom To be wrong Don't tell me what, or what not... To say What A Concept Inalienable Rights What A Concept Faith What A Concept Charity What A Concept Control Who Ponders … Continue reading The First
The rain comes like a tidal wave Bringing unexpected disaster May we all prepare To love our neighbors at a moments notice And wash away the guilt Of the powerless Good luck to my friends on the rescue Come home safe I pray you find the living And comfort those in need
Sometimes I cannot tell If everybody hates me Or I hate myself I know why they hate me I'd rather hate myself But I don't Behavior is a harsh mistress Lashing at dignity If only they understood me If only I could understand them I feel as though I love deeply I cannot prove it … Continue reading Undo