Little Ripples

I  believe we are all interconnected on Earth. Everything we think, say and do affects all others, if not in this life, then in the next. Here are two things to focus on today to strengthen our interconnectedness: Treat people with respect, how you would like to be treated. Stop trying to fight the current. You can never control it![…]

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War and Peace: a poem of hope

“Our boys deserve to become men Not casualty numbers soon forgotten” War:  a bloody impasse between Sense and nonsense Normal rules no longer apply. As planes fly overhead Men lie wounded and dead. Would that another way were possible Of peaceful compromise, of entente-cordiale Between people who are not so different after all! Our boys deserve to become men Not[…]

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Rose petals floating downstream

A poem about simply being… Rose Petals Floating Downstream Lying here, blissful and serene Tranquil as a rose petal Floating downstream. Gently swayed, Its essence conveyed to the waters: As in a dream. Its wistful beauty reflected in a cloudless sky. Its languid joy a Contented sigh. Stretching its form Each cell drenched in light. Twirling and pausing, Bobbing and[…]

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The Storm’s Coming

The Storm’s Coming Warm Sahara air billows its way from the south Snaking a path through the thermals Gently, insistently, nudging life on. Crickets message the approaching storm Grasses bristle, gasping for air. The storm’s coming… Timber shutters slap with annoyance. Thirsty. Dry. The sensual coiling of the flagpole chain Chinks rhythmically to the quickening Heartbeat of the wind. The storm’s coming…[…]

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