Here’s where I can be my own ‘Weirdo’

Here’s where I can be my own ‘Weirdo’.

Doesn’t everyone need to find their own forum

for what’s ailing them?

Oh, do we need an excuse to do what we do?

After we are both gone, no one

will Continue reading “Here’s where I can be my own ‘Weirdo’”

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Henry David Thoreau influenced me

Henry David Thoreau influenced me. How? It happened when I was a young teen. Thinking back nearly fifty years, I think I identified strongly with his essay ‘Civil Disobedience’ (as I was skeptical about nearly everything, especially the Continue reading “Henry David Thoreau influenced me”

What is Poetry?

What is Poetry?

You know, I never really analyzed it officially, like this.

Although, I always did think it carried deeper meaning

than Continue reading “What is Poetry?”

Can I Help You?

‘Can I help you?’

the salesperson asks…

‘Yes, I think you can!’ you reply.

‘Well, what can I do for you?’

‘Well, it’s kinda’ hard to put into words,’ you say as it is so obvious

you are holding the floodgate of tears Continue reading “Can I Help You?”

Beneath this old Carved Tree

When you used to search for me,

you found me

by lake forgiveness

beneath this old carved tree.

You always knew where to find me,

when we spoke those  Continue reading “Beneath this old Carved Tree”

Strands of Moonlight

I have a project for you.

I want you to go out to the next full moon, and take a look.

Stand there surrounding yourself in strands of moonlight.

When?

Some calendars have gone queer these days and don’t show the partial and full moon…

Let them all be queer.

I mean, the Continue reading “Strands of Moonlight”

How to Publish a Book

Have you wondered the easiest way how to publish a book? I know from my own experience it’s easier to self publish a book than it used to be. But, these days you can sign up as an author at Continue reading “How to Publish a Book”

Boast not where the Poppies Grow

We escape into yet another day;

boast not where the poppies grow.

we run away.

we don’t know where God hides

himself every day.

we say the wrong things

at all the wrong times.

eat the wrong foods.

we laid with the Continue reading “Boast not where the Poppies Grow”