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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DON’T YOU AGREE?

Our country is strong because we agree On the same principles. Our country is even stronger because we can disagree And accept our differences. Should we agree and march to the same tune We square our shoulders and see eye to eye. But if we disagree we hold our heads high, Because Ideas discussed and […]

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HEY, MR PRESIDENT

HEY, MR. PRESIDENT!   I don’t care whose bomb is bigger, Get your hands away from the nuclear trigger. When negotiations fail and all is lost, There is no way to calculate the cost. Somewhere in space mixed with cosmic dust, Life continues to exist only if there’s love and trust. But hot-headed men with […]

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IS THIS THE TIME

FORGIVE AND FORGET   Time goes by so fast, And it takes two to let go of the past. Their lives are not over yet, If they are ready to forgive and forget. He’s still got his kids Though his life is on the skids. It is not a good time to dump him. She […]

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TOO MUCH

TOO MUCH   She was too tall. I was too short. She was too rich. I was too poor. She was too thin. I was too fat. She was too old. I was too young. She was too hot. I was too cold. I loved her too much.  She loved me more. She listened to […]

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COLLABORATION

(MEDICAL version) So many people with numerous degrees, Acknowledgements, honors and pedigrees, Each contributing with all they do, Unselfish and willing, just like you. Climbing and wending their way to the top, Gaining a life-long education that will never stop. Research rewarded by new found cures, Insatiable curiosity that will always endure. All are determined […]

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FRY

FRY Early in the morning before all the stores were open, two men arrived in a nondescript gray sedan. They had looked the small town over, debated on several escape routes, and finally decided they would leave on the same street they came in. It could have been any other street but their choice was […]

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