A World I Once Knew

  A World I Once Knew  An Informal Thesis Behind those stern faces in the faded picture above, there is a stoic acknowledgement of the times in which my Mama and Papa lived. Behind their stern expressions there are compassion and love. They likely didn’t know too much about cameras and picture-taking back then.   […]

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 End

The End I was a beaten man! There was nothing left! No wife! No children! No job! The only clothes I owned were covering my body. The black ashes that were once my house had an acrid, gagging odor, mixed with the smells of fire-fighting liquids, dampness, and death. How does one describe a body […]

Where The Dreams Are

Where The Dreams Are There on the horizon Where the clouds Where the Sun Where the mountains Bring shimmering shadows On the placid surface Of the deep blue sea – Dreams live in all These converging elements From the melodious music Of hungry souls, Those who somehow Know that the thief of night Cannot for […]

Sadness and Smiles

Sadness and Smiles Christmas season brings a spiritual subtlety of kindness and giving, minds somehow thawing from a year of national and international turmoil, a bleakness that the heart and soul rejects for this magical time when most of us honor the birthday of Jesus…the Man, the Deity, who lived among us and brought Faith […]

A Speck of Dust

A Speck of Dust In the Aeonic repetition Of night enveloping day, A tiny universal speck Of dust contemplates The great mystery of Endless orbits and Infinity… The insanity of war and Fragile unstable peace… The beauty of a sunrise, Sunset, love’s wondrous Bliss confused by anomalous Inanity… The speck of dust mingles With all […]

You Are Home

You Are Home Time and again the thunder ball rolled through the gray cloud cluster that covered the world. Streaks of lightning pierced the darkening sky. Winds raced fifty miles an hour, creating ominous whistle sounds. Flashes of light and fire came with a sharp crack as trees were targeted by the storm. Then the […]