Daddies Don’t Let your Girls Grow Up
I tell them to run fast. To be strong.
that’s the beauty. never throwing a punch.
I was a painter. I hung shows that nobody knows.
Let Us Pray
Dear ancestors we cannot see. Make your lessons clear. Sprinkle magnets
You’re neither. You’re an errand boy, sent by grocery clerks, to collect a bill.
28 standing ovations in 47 minutes:
The man speaking wants war. He knows too well what it’s for.
Ocean One Mission
You haven’t seen anything yet. Get prepared. Get inventive.
the thing about a black hole is, no one knows, how black it goes.
Just Like You
I thought my actions would be a good example to follow.
A World With No Head
RIP #KenjiGoto: you can cut a man’s head off but
Coming out of the Fog
When you think that the odds are against you.
No precious metal could have saved it. Rusty ball,
Write. Code. Program. 4D printer, print body parts for new society. Invent creations laid out for the very few. Learn to program poetry. Following will be inventions for survival. There will be no rivals. There will be no politics. No room for error. There will be no climbing ladders. No glass ceiling. It will be […]
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 […]
The Random Story Machine:
I could say why not? Why share my story with you or anyone? I suppose you could. I suppose you could take it with you. Where would I be taking it? Do you know? I didn’t say I knew anything. I just said maybe you don’t want to share. And why would I? Why would […]
Stand Your Ground
Florida. What will you do when they come for you. On your coasts. Never hiding from the storms. As you beckon to carpetbaggers new to perch on your beaches. To steal your sacred views by destroying animal habitats. To buy homes to retire on buried cul-de-sacs. What will you do when the big one comes […]
The Greatest Generation
The greatest generation of all, is ahead. Look forward. Can you see them? They are coded. We carry them inside our cells. Be thankful. There will never be a need for them to fight a war. No need to be shot and bled for loss of limb or more. The greatest generation of all time, […]
if there is a chance. another way. to survive the storm. it is through you. your generation will rebuild a nation that has taken one step forward and two steps back. for we seek progress from the attack of facts. proving basic math. from religious fanatics of the old ways. of primitive thinking. from which […]
Save Me a Seat
Cancer is a killer. When you first hear the verdict most collapse in horror. Then time begins to really mean something. Emotionally it is equal to genocide, war, spree killings to the ones who live with it and the ones who support those who do. To cancer survivors, cancer is a connection. It is like […]