Until Then, I will Sit


I did it. I sat through the presentation of colors, the invocation and the national anthem at a local high school game. I sat, because I love the country I live in. As much as I love it, I am bothered by so much of what I see. I am also bothered by what I …

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From Those We Give Power 


"Hear our words." Cry those we've given power. "Hear our message divinely evoked. We're the ones you picked to lead forward. Listen closely, heed the wisdom we speak." "Heed not." The empowered sternly warn us. "Those who dare question the gospel we preach. Dismiss with all malice, any message that differs Or actions that would …

While We Weep


We learn again of yet another tragedy Of one who combined hatred, violence and guns. We are helpless in anger and in sorrow, looking for answers. While we weep. While we weep. How many must we bury before we say enough, While we blame anything but the true causes of hate? How can we dismiss …

Patch of Sky


The kite doesn't care who holds her string, She only wants to soar She basks in sun drenched breezes That blow upon her face. A hundred shapes and colors 'Neath cloudy balls of cotton. Birds, and bees and sister kites Share her patch of sky. The kite knows that her time aloft Depends on fragile …