Tag Archives: Optimism

POEM: Anew Page Delivering

I am Subject too The very inquisition Wanting too a void Axing the quest in Who would halve me Believe Know One Wrote The book In my heart Anything but stone Nothing accept Throwing multifarious dirt At clay feat As … Continue reading

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POLITICAL POEM: Pick You’re Genocide

Pick You’re genocide Won side or the other Gun to head Ahead to gun Aliens pervade our atmosphere As whirled wore thee Restless natives no so slight Wear homieland security rules Redcoats and bluecoats Everyday cover ups Of fuzz overruling … Continue reading

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POEM: A Blinding Faith

Hers was a blinding faith Sow bright That it often left her without peer Few could fathom such countenance As she left them smiles behind A grate number are partial To glean faint moonlight Mirror dim reflections Of their dreary … Continue reading

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POEM: Farcical Optimism

He said to me “Your optimism is farcical.” I said “You may be right.” Of course Wisdom may just be Realizing that Farcical optimism Is ever so slightly preferable To farcical pessimism If you gathered all of the information together … Continue reading

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POEM: Coincidentally

I have a lot of amazing coincidences in my life As luck would have it I don’t believe in such things This poem is intentionally ambiguous — much like much of life is ambiguous.  Most people tend to bring a … Continue reading

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POEM: Incompetent Evil

I don’t care much for evil I don’t care much for incompetence Though when present together Incompetence becomes a blessing As in math, sometimes in morality, multiplying two negatives can produce some positive results.  There is at times some hope … Continue reading

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POEM: Skin in the Game

Skin in the Game The gods are at war A blood sport for many The spectators are plenty Seeded at the rite and Overlooking the arena As bleachers whitewash The stain power of the players Announcers pooring over each play … Continue reading

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POEM: All is Well

The man said to me, “You seem like a malcontent, sonny.” I replied, “All is well, I’m just priming the pump.” No related posts.

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POEM: I Suspect

Here is a May Day poem, where metaphysical optimism crashes into empirical skepticism.  Will we simply crash and burn?  Or, will we rise like a Phoenix from the ashes?  Stay tuned… I suspect I suspect God is The greatest Un-detective … Continue reading

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Reality Television: Poverty Grows

Reality Television: Poverty Grows – POLITICAL BUTTON Reality Television: Poverty Grows – POLITICAL BUTTON This cool design is linked to a button, but other great Top Pun products like T-shirts, bumper stickers, mugs, caps, key chains, magnets, posters, and sticker … Continue reading

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POEM: If You Don’t Know What You Want

If you don’t know what you want from life You are quite likely to get it This two-line poem deals with a basic theme of life: discovering what you want from life.  Of course, the starting place for this is … Continue reading

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Hope: Real People Fighting for Democracy and Workers

John Nichols of The Nation offers a hopeful look at real people making a real difference in fighting against impersonal political powers, non-person corporations, and real ingrate politicians, such as Gov. Walker of Wisconsin, in his article Twenty-Five Faces of … Continue reading

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Toledo Martin Luther King Jr. Day Unity Celebration

Toledo Martin Luther King Jr. Day Unity Celebration I just got back from the Toledo Martin Luther King Jr. Day unity celebration. I was delighted to see thousands of people celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in … Continue reading

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