DREAMS OF WAR AND HATE

  DREAMS OF WAR AND DREAMS OF HATE Dreams of wars and dreams of hate, Flow through me at an alarming rate. Is this the calm before the storm, That will ultimately seal our fate? We’ll see! We’ll see! The eye of the hurricane is passing through, Hurry, get inside! The winds are returning for […]

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STEPHANIE

Stephanie She says, “The bluebird of happiness gave her the bird.” Or  “life can be peachy or the pits.” She has interesting ways to describe her life. Although some days may be rough, she is tough, And very positive. She wants her primary focus to be family, Kind and loving, Working as a team, Instead […]

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PAGES OF MY JOURNAL

PAGES OF MY JOURNAL   INVISiBLE, Page One   She doesn’t see me sitting there, She stares and stares at an empty chair. Does the day start too early to catch her eye? What should I do to make her aware of me? Or should I try? My life is made up of distinct pages. […]

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HARK! WAS THAT A SHOT?

HARK! WAS THAT A SHOT? I think I heard rifles firing, Shots heard round the world. Then screaming,and angry words, But that memory was in the distance, years ago when Vietnam was in bloom, Peaceful assembly, it was our right. But shots were fired in broad daylight. Four students lay dead, dangerous students, Students, soldiers, […]

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WHO

WHO? I’m a who A person who cares When a leader treats His fellow citizens with disrespect. Misinterpreting deliberately And ignoring Constitutional rights. I didn’t see disrespect on the field. Just the opposite. I saw pain in faces Of those who love their country and their God. They met as team members united and proud. […]

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UNCOMFORTABLE

UNCOMFORTABLE You say all who disagree Should leave the country But I remember hearing you say Long ago at another harsh time That you would defend to the death the right of someone to speak out. What makes you uncomfortable now? The protests are not against country or flag But against racism and violation of […]

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I KNOW HE CAN’T FLY

How did he rise so high? I know he can’t fly. Is he the joker, too, Doing dastardly deeds And pretending to be true? He is a poor example For a nation to follow. He spouts obscenities And his truths are hollow. Where is the would-be king Who looks after his sheep? Maybe he’s in […]

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