Under a pale sky
Saw Jimmy Page the other day
and wondered how he found his way so old,
then passed a mirror close to me
slapped hard by my reality;
the evidence of body age…Continue
stirring a bare grove…Continue
EVERY DAY ABOVE GROUND
Through a wine glass, darkly,
start with the…Continue
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Good deeds have greater value
when anonymous they remain
for they lose that “something special;
when they are talked about for gain,
much boasting and the toasting…Continue
Cold biting wind
the sound empty…Continue
The first snow
silent morning walk…Continue
What light has this soul found among the darkness;
what glimmer of hope for me,
for if I wish upon this star
for peace on earth for all alike
and struggle with my own…Continue
By Daniel Rigney
... a reflection on the trajectory of globalization in the 21st century:
BETTER! $TRONGER! FASTER! Better! $tronger! Faster! Better! $tronger! Faster! Better Stronger Faster faster better stronger faster better stronger faster better stronger faster better stronger faster better stronger faster better…Continue
The waters of the soul are deep and wide;
Few know how deep and wide they are.
To traverse them takes great courage.
Time and empathy often reward the human spirit
But it is Soul Work that results in depth of character.
Oh, the water is wide...
Yet I must still cross over
Dive into the…Continue
A Remarkable Moment
Snow angels come to mind
on an asphalt playground
nineteen fifty-five the year;
my little sister next to me
plus assorted friends,…Continue
THE BALLAD OF HARRY PALMS
His life was sweet no more because
His job two years ago
Was lost in economic storm.
Now, he was out of dough.
The winter came to reap his shame,
Sleighs And Stars
We look to sky for sleighs and stars
and wonder what is myth or truth
much easier to have belief
when we were all but simple youth
however busy in our lives…Continue
Names Of Dead Children
2012 12 20
Flowers bloom in fields after bloody war,…
Added by Surazeus on December 20, 2012 at 8:39pm — No Comments
Snowmen often follow when they dance
it seems it comes from indecision,
never knowing where to go
to blend in with that scene of snow;
so as I frolic in the…Continue
In search of what we do not know
desire what we cannot know
she seeks strange desires inflames.
Strange is the only life I’ve known.
When I was young
I thought for sure
Some girl would marry me
And we’d be happy.
I didn’t know
evils in this world,
tasks of aging disease death.
Under duress I vowed
to be good boy
Most of the time I’m scared.
Life is risky.…Continue
The Fire Barrel Carols
Hoboes gather Christmas Eve
somewhere near the iron rail
singing songs around the fire barrel;
songs of gladness, songs of joy
which touched each, as a little…Continue