water

water the essence of life mover of mountains maker of oceans half-full glass touches parched lips quenching me completely immersed saturating being i am soaked tide rolls in caressing the beach comforting me floating gently in placid pools i find rest cultivating crops blossoming plants nurturing me shower sprays washes clean i am unsoiled ripplingContinue reading “water”

Insurgent

With mouth and eyes agape, I am a change agent but not for changes sake. I stand for attention, and will take the hard right; rarely the easy left. I won’t belittle change with something less than change. With back straight and chest high, I can’t just do something. I stand there with a “Yes”;Continue reading “Insurgent”

Shortstop (Derek Jeter)

We sing in unison, then settle in to “Play ball” He turns and squats before Her, he bows his head and prays “Help me”, he asks silently, “I beg you, keep me whole.” Ready, he springs to his feet, filled with Her mercy He plays with abandon on his toes He plays gracefully with hisContinue reading “Shortstop (Derek Jeter)”

Dim the Din

Deafening silence defies demanding. Dwell in the moment, doubt not the Word, with discernment is clad. I am not searching, I am travelling with friends commingling. Demurred distractions Dismissed – be still, a delicate voice speaks. Past informs present — Listen with intent and silent assent Duped not by “owned”, I, despite the “story”, dissentContinue reading “Dim the Din”

Alternative Facts

Don’t piss on my shoes and say it’s raining, duplicity is the real terrorist. We see, if you disagree, “you’re fired”. We hear, if you cause problems, you’re gone. Blow smoke up his ass and you’re admired. “Mandated” by the skin of his tooth, with factless frenzy, he betrays what’s real. It’s his truth andContinue reading “Alternative Facts”

I Have a Dream

Your young shall have visions, and your old will dream dreams. I bend but do not snap. Stumble but do not fall. The way through is to trust; stand there to do something. Listen to the silence. Listen to the rancor. Listen to my neighbor. Listen to my shadow. I live life in discord; LoveContinue reading “I Have a Dream”