You had the ability to stifle much of this anger By simply modifying your nonchalant demeanor Express a symptom of human compassion and remorse For ending a life early, in the line of duty, you enforced Words you so carefully choose with an inexpressive face Reflects solely on your disgrace and fuels community rage BreakContinue reading “Protests Rage (repost)”
Might we find new ways of managing By holding hands of understanding As we let go of our infectious biases Stop treating color as if it were psoriasis One might say that I’ve had enough I’m warming up to humanity’s touch There’s only one way we can overcome Banding together till the plight is won
I don’t remember Shopping being exhausting The expense expected To be zapped in a flash Not energy depleted
I’ve spent A lifetime working To find my voice. -In response to the 3 Words a day challenge.
You can’t be in it just for a day Your heart needs to be committed to stay Knowing that there’ll be barriers along the way To overcome by being honest – mean what you say Now listen to what isn’t being said I want you to get it all out of your head Our wordsContinue reading “The Long Haul”
getting to know one another is a building of reference points, a folding in of constellations, so that when we turn towards each other, we discover where and who we are, have a better chance at survival . 20160705:1230 y via getting to know one — y
All of these feelings Are trapped against the ceiling Holding my love within a noose Under humility’s roof Folded within a paper house Sealed forever in doubts Right out of the Victorian era Shrouded in night terrors A tale thousand times told You know how the story goes Table tops and book covers Nestled inContinue reading “One Word Photo Challenge: Ceiling”
Navigating aquatic passageways Following the muted light rays Shining above the calm surface Breaking through with purpose Tangled in life’s painful ropes Restricting the breath of hope Sinking back into depths below Following channels that flow Emerging over and over again Frightened kids, we call men Struggling to swim upstream A daily occupational regime InContinue reading “Inhalation”
Playing with fire Handle with care and caution If you light that fuse You better take a step back Before it goes off, kaboom! Happy 4th of July!
I can’t trust myself You’re my sole voice of reason Reminding what’s real Weathering through all seasons Holding to beliefs and dreams