Fear And Love

Fear And Love

Wearing flags on lapels With artificial smiles Lies instead of care, while Flags hang outside our homes On holidays or none I cringe at the sight what is that about. A symbol that meant freedom For so many years makes a statement to turn away As friends around the...
The Discerning Face of Love

The Discerning Face of Love

Are you hearing footsteps In your core Are they pounding out your fear Do you listen Where does it come And what is it really. Your heart is awakening Possibly from many years Or just a few minutes ago. Do you remember, did it hurt Or was the laughter and joy So...
Take A Breath

Take A Breath

When a glass drops… When we cannot open a jar… When we get lost on the same trip a dozen times… You know these feelings. I know them, too. Our inside feels tight and we are upset. And these are just trivial things, really. So what happens when something important...
How Are You?

How Are You?

We greet each other most of the time with a “How are you?”. Sometimes we mean it. And sometimes we do not. In fact, have you ever really answered the person honestly? I’ve been aware and uncomfortable with empty words for years. But, especially today...
70

70

Sitting in a windowless room in the basement where the smells of death called entering my thoughts and core of being 70 may be reached they said, but that may be as far you go.   Here I am today a few days past 70 Smiling—feeling well Yet, ghosts share the room...