You may wax most scientific
Quote me pressures barometric I won’t argue, don’t you fret At the same time, it is ob- Vious to every common slob Mother Nature’s mad as she can get Continue reading “The Storm”
What’s Up With the Poet?
She still can’t walk away from her vehicle, or drive that vehicle out of town, in safety.
She still keeps her van’s curtains down against mocking sounds whenever she moves.
What’s changed is that this dastardly duo of stalker/targeters now seems to feel that their activities must be carried out more carefully.
Continue reading “What’s Up With the Poet?”
The Work of Human Consciousness Ascension
Sit amid the hatred
Calm amid the pain Lift your thoughts from hurt and wrong Into loftiness again
Lift them for the multitudes
Who’ve not yet learned to do As you’re doing now for them Back again for you Continue reading “The Work of Human Consciousness Ascension”
(We did it again, didn’t we ~ didn’t appreciate what we had till it was gone?
if you wish for excellence
excellence will come to you if you cannot recognize it it will leave you too Continue reading “oh well”
(When the poet was too poor to afford a data connection, she went to public coffeehouses to do all of her online work)
Creativity on Public WiFi
▪ Laugh maniacally while writing funny poetry
▪ Weep when it’s tragic ▪ Smoke inspirationally ▪ Become incandescently suffused with the Divine ▪ Rock the body when pain gets very bad ▪ Talk to self to help order thought while conducting indexing on a five-inch touch screen ▪ Ask the nice people to turn the music down ▪ Work till I can barely crawl over to my pallet, and collapse upon it Continue reading “Creativity on Public WiFi”
Whole is Greater
The price to pay for faking it
Is not to know how you might feel, The price to pay for lying Is not to tell real from unreal
The price for cheating someone
Is to cheated be yourself, The price for wrong abandonment Is to be put upon a shelf
The moment that your usefulness
To someone else is done, Making others fearful feel Will teach you how to run Continue reading “Whole is Greater”
(For perspective: The single state of California locks more people into cages every year than every other nation in the world combined. Including China.
That statistic ~ and those in the poem below ~ terrifying as they are ~ fail to take into account our further millions politely imprisoned in elderly, medical, homeless and assisted living facilities with “no unsupervised exits,” nor the yet further millions in potential imprisonment in the new urban bulletproof glass and steel low income housing buildings with master locks behind their front counters.
Question: At what point do we start calling the land of the free a prison republic?)
Our land, formerly of the free and brave,
Had better look its central self to save For in this country there no longer be Sufficient reason to call ourselves free Continue reading “Scary Statistics”
see that over there?
no, don’t look directly now
just glance at it from the corner of your eye
think you’re curious
have that Continue reading “hegemonies”
In a Sacred Manner I Come
Take the first steps on
Your chosen pathway midst the throng Set your will upon Your worthy goal that mill among
Plenty there will be
Attempting to stand in your way Plenty will agree No value lies in what you say Continue reading “In a Sacred Manner I Come”