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Daddies Don’t Let your Girls Grow Up

Posted by on May 30, 2015 in 2015, Choken Word, Fear, Featured, Peace
Daddies Don’t Let your Girls Grow Up

I tell them to run fast. To be strong.

Love Incarnate

Posted by on May 30, 2015 in 2015, Choken Word, Fear, Globalization, Globalwarming, Survival
Love Incarnate

To have children while battling

Opening Night

Posted by on May 30, 2015 in 2015, Choken Word, Fear, Featured
Opening Night

I was a painter. I hung shows that nobody knows.

Think Serpico

Posted by on Apr 10, 2015 in 2015, Choken Word, Fear, Survival, TheMachine, To Save Your Kind, Truth
Think Serpico

fear, paranoia, the grinding media machine of looping video.

Let Us Pray

Posted by on Apr 10, 2015 in 2015, Choken Word, Fear, Featured, Spirituality, Survival
Let Us Pray

Dear ancestors we cannot see. Make your lessons clear. Sprinkle magnets

Apocalypse How

Posted by on Apr 10, 2015 in 2015, Choken Word, Fear, Featured
Apocalypse How

You’re neither. You’re an errand boy, sent by grocery clerks, to collect a bill.

Fade to Black

Posted by on Feb 26, 2015 in 2015, Choken Word, Fear, Peace, psychology
Fade to Black

They are invisible. Are unheard of. Are too risky

Ocean One Mission

Posted by on Feb 24, 2015 in 2015, Choken Word, Climate Change, Fear, Featured, Futurism
Ocean One Mission

You haven’t seen anything yet. Get prepared. Get inventive.

MRI of ISIS with Contrast

Posted by on Feb 19, 2015 in 2015, Choken Word, Fear, Peace
MRI of ISIS with Contrast

You want to make sense out of nonsense.

Black Hole

Posted by on Feb 10, 2015 in 2015, Choken Word, Fear, Featured
Black Hole

the thing about a black hole is, no one knows, how black it goes.

A World With No Head

Posted by on Feb 10, 2015 in 2015, Choken Word, Fear, Featured
A World With No Head

RIP #KenjiGoto: you can cut a man’s head off but

Coming out of the Fog

Posted by on Jan 23, 2015 in 2015, Choken Word, Fear, Featured, Peace
Coming out of the Fog

When you think that the odds are against you.

In Defense of Poets

Posted by on Oct 17, 2014 in 2014, Choken Word, Fear, Featured, Survival
In Defense of Poets

If the shit ever hits the fan, and we find ourselves selecting a group to start over, don’t count us out. We might not know how to hunt or fish or garden. We might not know how to govern or how to lead. We might not know medicine or construction. We might not know how […]

Relentless

Posted by on Oct 17, 2014 in 2014, Choken Word, Fear
Relentless

John Keating: Close your eyes, close your eyes! Close ’em! Now, describe what you see. Byron King: Uh, I-I close my eyes. John Keating: Yes. Byron King: Uh, and I see the line. John Keating: An endless line. Byron King: An endless line that devours space and time. John Keating: Oh, that’s *excellent*! Now, give […]

To Wash the World of Fear

Posted by on Oct 17, 2014 in 2014, Choken Word, Fear
To Wash the World of Fear

If a cure for hate was contagious. If peace was a virus. Would we cary it from town to town? Would we fly it into another country? Undetected. Unfettered. Fluids swapped. Airborne soldiers dropped. Would it sweep the world like a storm? Hurricane force winds swarm. Infecting our minds and media. News channels changed from […]

I Can See for Miles

Posted by on Jun 21, 2014 in 2014, Choken Word, Fear, Peace
I Can See for Miles

From my stateside post I saw for miles and miles. We drank all night. Came to shift hung over. Serving with teenagers. Taking naps between duty gaps. No Officer around. Plug in your Play Station. Serving your nation at war. Wishing the hours away. To transfer out. To see what the fight is for. For […]

Let It Last

Posted by on May 9, 2014 in 2014, Choken Word, Fear, Featured
Let It Last

Be quiet. They don’t know. Shhhh! Let them believe a little longer. You didn’t know? They still believe in the Easter Bunny and the Tooth Fairy. It’s true. None of the kids let them know any different at school. This morning, I turned down the radio. NPR is talking about three hundred children stolen from […]

Deceptively Simple

Posted by on Mar 10, 2014 in 2014, Choken Word, Fear, Peace, psychology
Deceptively Simple

a chess board is laid out new. so many options. each piece must conform to its role. to know empathy play the pawn. they are strong and many. hear their voices. each one, a choice. when on the line what will they do to realign the board. will they stay put. will they cross into […]

Farming Consciousness

Posted by on Feb 16, 2014 in 2014, Choken Word, Fear, Peace, Survival, TheMachine
Farming Consciousness

a deep sorrow grows inside the human heart as it echoes centuries of war. of fighting for. something we can never achieve. a liberty. a justice. a freedom. a peace. we seek together to relieve the revenge programmed deep inside our DNA. birthed in far away lands. pyramids slaved out of rock and sand throughout […]

Casting Spells

Posted by on Nov 26, 2013 in 2013, Choken Word, Fear, politics, psychology
Casting Spells

I quit watching the news but it continues to seep into my consciousness like a virus getting a grip it makes my stomach sick I often found myself rushing to stand between the television and my children as the newscaster cast spells of school shootings rapes wars mass graves, of water logged dead bodies hanging […]