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...
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...
A Heart Beats

A Heart Beats

A heart can hurt If you’re in touch With who you are. As you struggle In this world To cross the boundaries Checking in as though you care.   A heart will hurt Because you care But the pain shows That you’re alive And however deep The hurt is felt It’s better Than...
A Way of Being

A Way of Being

A blessing of wanting Has mysteriously made its appearance Shifting lives from just fine To looking forward and being with.   How rare to want And know how it feels To be with the other Returning to be heard And sharing our nature As a way of being.   This is the Holy...
Time to Challenge

Time to Challenge

And now the shaking I’ve been feeling For most of my life Has made its way To my physical truth The fears I’ve been holding Have now appeared In my pores For I have squelched The passions Of my soul Until almost too late.   I opened though And there’s no Shutting down...