Ghosts of Celluloid

He sits at the back of the theatre Recalls how it was all new Once No colour, no computer generated effects Not even sound. He looks at people hunched over their phones. People move so much faster He doesn't get why people Wear their hair the way that They do Why the news is always … Continue reading Ghosts of Celluloid


A Good Deed

Donna pulled into the parking lot just as the song finished on the radio.  Getting the kids to daycare fed, clothed, lunches packed and on time seldom left her time enough to see to herself.  When Sam had been around,  it wasn't much different, but he did, on occasion,  help dress them or at least … Continue reading A Good Deed

Glorious Aggression

We endure Because strength Is not an absolute The little wars That we fight alone Can wound as wholly As any mud churned Battlefield Staggering around Looking for what was Lost in the aftermath Or dying in a desert Of your imagination As glass eyed buildings Remain immobile At the sight of your Tearful pleas … Continue reading Glorious Aggression

I am so tired of waiting, Aren't you, For the world to become Good and beautiful and kind? I am tired Langston Hughes All lives matter. Remember that when it gets dark in your heart,  we're all here for one another if we can get past our pain. 

My Meditation

I do a variation on this meditation every day. It's difficult but at the same time, the rewards have been massive. It all starts from within ourselves. May I be at peace. May my heart remain open. May I realize the beauty of my own true nature. May I be healed. May I be a … Continue reading My Meditation

Cast Bread On The Water

Alan Watts talks about how we use positive and negative things to define us, either by our love or our opposition to them. If you hate something, it speaks about you as a person, it can serve as a guide to allow people to see who and what you are.  I do have things that … Continue reading Cast Bread On The Water