Howling at the Moon

Howling at the Moon My howl grows weaker as the Summers come and go, And the Winter’s bitter gales bring harsh realities to my world. My aging body grows weary in its long seasonal quest to know, To find in my meandering search the truth unfurled. * Yet, some abiding glimmer of Faith bids me […]

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Naive and/or Wise Observations

Naive and/or Wise Observations A – People who must have their lives constantly validated, politicians, for example, will ultimately become in absentia! B – Politics was created to satisfy Beatific games! C – Many believe that life is really simple, not meant to be so costly and Complicated by politicians. D – Clashing IQs definitely […]

‘The Way We Were’ – Then and/or Now

The Way We Were – Then or Now  We awake in the cave, our minds blurred by realities of living.  Moira goes deeper into the cave to bathe.  Somehow, we have ended up here above the land we now see through the opening of the only home Moira and I have ever known. We eat […]

Winter Musings

  Winter Musing The trees are bare and ungiving Like the souls of sick minds, Their dead leaves floating in the Wind to a winter of indifference.   Among the chaos of winter urges Comes the hope of a white dove, Spreading its inviting wings of Devotion to an ancient Deity.   Soon the loveliness […]

The Truth We Cannot Know

The Truth We Cannot Know The truth we seek In our struggle to Know Why our being: Why a baby cries at birth, Why a parent grieves at The loss of a child, Why tears flow when Taps is played over our Lost patriots during A battle we cannot Always so easily define, Why there […]

Imagine

Imagine Imagine the end of corruption, evil, and greed. Imagine no need for news and sensationalism. Imagine hearts and minds filled only with love. Imagine Peace an unbroken global standard. Imagine Freedom and Liberty uncompromised. Imagine honesty and integrity never doubted. Imagine crime and wars words void and unspoken. Imagine Happiness an implicit way of […]

The Cardinal

The Cardinal Taking a break from writing I stare at the beautiful fake cardinal in front of me. It sits on a big tome in a niche above the TV entertainment center. It is one of my frequent diversionary tactics to avoid putting my mind to work for writing. Unlike the image above, the cardinal […]

Sunday With The Grandparents

Sundays with The Grandparents It’s been so long ago, but I remember the wonderful weekends at my grandparents – kerosene lamps, outhouses, and all… those inconveniences of the times that were taken for granted and did not spoil the most special feeling of family and love. Many of my uncles and aunts were there with […]