Tag Archives: Time

POEM: The Universe Winks

Have you ever had the universe wink at you? The Universe Winks A thousand millennia ago Before you were A twinkle in your parents’ eyes A son of another galaxy Shone brightly In that precise direction Of whom you would … Continue reading

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POEM: Our Fear Less Leader

If aiding and abetting genocide does not make you unfit for the highest public office, then I don’t know what would. I am sick and tired of being told we have to vote for the least totally unfit candidate for … Continue reading

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POEM: A Mirror Student

Looking at myself seems to be a common denominator in successfully working through interpersonal issues. Reflections from others and the world around me can be very instructive on the nature of my inner life and its knotty workings. Taking care … Continue reading

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POEM: A Walker, Please

My Dad got out of the hospital yesterday, after falling on his butt and crushing a vertebrae and a disc last week. After a successful surgery to stabilize his back and reduce the pain, he was transferred to the assisted … Continue reading

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POEM: People of Consequence

Our actions have consequences. We are people of consequence. The ends are determined by the means. Unfortunately, the inanity in our culture, which may, much of the time, seem harmless in it meaninglessness, meets up with epic crimes against humanity. … Continue reading

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POEM: An Eve with Netanyahu

As President Biden campaigns on a pro-democracy platform against the corrupt Donald Trump, he is tag teaming genocide in Gaza with his long-time friend, the corrupt Israeli PM Netanyahu, the “Bibi” brain and heart of the military onslaught and deadly … Continue reading

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POEM: Genocide Joe

Monday mourning. Last week President Joe Biden spoke of being hopeful about a ceasefire deal in Gaza. I must confess, I scheduled posting this last week, expecting the likely outcome of genocide unabated and genocide Joe abidin’ his time. I … Continue reading

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POEM: Winning’s Everything

We live in an era where everything is divided . . . into winning and losing, souled to the highest bitter. The “losers” of this world will rise up, the great unwatched — the revolution will not be televised. Winning’s … Continue reading

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POEM: Walking the Walk [Owed to My Friend Tarry]

This poem is inspired by an elegantly simple recounting of what is a true friend, as told by my former wife — that is, when you are walking with a group of people, the one who stops and waits for … Continue reading

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POEM: Soul Sushi

This poem ponders the “water we live in” as most humans are routinely heedless of their lives deep ending on eating flesh to survive. Soul Sushi Once upon a time Creatures of the see Looking up A barrel In countered … Continue reading

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POEM: Taking Auction

I’ve been no’in to say, “If you are going to sell your soul, make sure you get a good price.” There are people of auction. There are people of action. Be the latter, taking us to a higher place. Taking … Continue reading

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POEM: Catchy Zzzz’s

I see much of life as a struggle to maintain a vigorous consciousness and cultivate a vital, life-affirming conscience. I see the powers that be as offering a vain, numbing “contentment,” free of inconvenient or uncomfortable realities. Security becomes distancing … Continue reading

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POEM: A Mazing Grays — Owed to Racist Color Blindness

During the Republican primary election, we are in the racist shit, more than usual. In Republic can due fashion, in a run away of endemic white supremacy, we hear of our civil war as only peripherally related to slavery, and … Continue reading

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POEM: Owed Time Religion

There very well may be a nexus between now and eternity, yet I find it helpful to consider now enough. Owed Time Religion Some in cyst That there religion Holds time in memorial Preaching the hear after Weather buy work … Continue reading

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POEM: Falling for It — Coming Down to Munch Time, “The Scream”

There is a Buddhist metaphor for life, that we are in a freefall from a cliff, and that learning to relax during this freefall is the key to life. I am not one much attracted rollercoasters and the like, but … Continue reading

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POEM: Halve Truth

This poem is a parody of the infamous “You can’t handle the truth” military courtroom speech from the 1992 movie, A Few Good Men. You can view the original speech here. Many have killed and died in wars over half-truths … Continue reading

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POEM: Anew Year

HAPPY NEW YEAR! Anew Year Father time Mother patience Bring it on Anew year Out with the owed Be gone with grudges And woe to overdo In with the knew Refreshing awe that hold dear Embracing fully that near And … Continue reading

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POEM — Re: lax

Doing doing doing seems to be addiction in our culture, especially when compared to spending time in less goal-driven states. I suspect that relaxing and letting go could free up deeper harmonies in life with perhaps a surprising effect: making … Continue reading

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POEM: Yes

Life is full of possibilities. Exploring them is an unending quest. Saying, “YES,” is a good start. Yes He new That it was A once In a life Time Experience Plus One May say What he didn’t no Could fill … Continue reading

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POEM: It’s Time

This short poem is a particular melding of my love of poetry and work for social justice. It’s Time There is a time for awe things And awe things knot There is a time for writing poetry And for righting … Continue reading

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