Answers May Vary

A Jeopardy question:  “What is a vision of soul penned? A dream articulated? A depth charge of words? An art form that transcends an individual accounting? A rhythm of thought expressed? A mystifying thought log? A bubbling up of emotion? A provocative entry? An encounter with the Divine?  The cause of infinite pondering? POETRY Copyright  2017…

Little Boxes of Conformity

Little Boxes made of Ticky Tacky!  Society is made up of left and right, black and white and both sides seem to like placing us all in little boxes. We are careful about what we say, where we go, and who we associate with, but we are all easily cataloged. Those who strike out against…

Right on the Money

Well let’s begin with the day I met her, How fast this good old boy’s world got better! Sky got bluer, the grass got greener… Just the first few seconds after I first seen her.Like my favorite song on a new set of speakers, My best old jeans and my broke in sneakers. A home…

Where feet may fail

Real, rugged, authentic, fresh, daily, face-to-face relationships are what matters most! To all who are active on any sort of social media, it is highly recommended to unplug, to let your favored device take a vacation — and purposefully make an appointment to be alone in nature, or in a space without the noise of…

Quiet Sounds

Listen closely to the sound of a rose opening.  Getting to a quiet place takes focus. Take nothing with you, go alone, and be attentive to the sounds.  

Troubled Waters

When you’re weary, feeling small, When tears are in your eyes, I will dry them all. I’m on your side. When times get rough, And friends just can’t be found, Like a bridge over troubled water, I will lay me down. When you’re down and out – When you’re on the street, When evening falls…

Roof Views

When this old world starts a-getting me down… And people are just too much for me to face… I’ll climb way up to the top of the stairs, And all my cares just drift right into space… On the roof, it’s peaceful as can be. And there the world below don’t bother me, no, no!…