There is a civil political war over American values and its policies. Issues about climate change, immigration, human rights, gun control, taxes, health care, and education have all been areas where compromise and collaboration get thrown out the window. Where does this leave the American people? Nowhere, in-between, without leadership. It's disconcerting that our country … Continue reading End Political Civil War, or Not?
Polar Bear, oh Polar Bear a distant mirage in the stars and clouds, strong nobel protector in those magic hours of bedtime stories, books, documentaries, legends. Slow luel of winter gazing, snow pouncing cubs, little tummies. I look down at the pink nose on the ballerina bear I just bought my niece for her first … Continue reading The Polar Bear
Capitalism with some socialist values is collaborative and smart. America is not in danger of losing our keen sense for individual rights. It is in danger of continually being ranked one of the poorest and most ill equipped nations concerning health care and education. If everyone is responsible to contribute, if everyone pays taxes, just … Continue reading Capitalism with Some Socialist Values
Shelter, warmth, cradled by blanket and couch, aware of Shasta so present, awake. Moonlight bright reaching spotlight full snow abounding space, mounds of white planets stacked under my feet. Black horizon burning stars surging blue. Glittered ice crisp crystals, silver glass, powdered dust layered in sheets of sheer ivory fabric, glazed with fiber optics on top … Continue reading Snow Mountain
Cliffs blanketed in clover and overgrown grasses, blackberry vines mound under the tall cypress canopy. Burgundy striped ice plant weave between wildflowers. At the rocky rim, winds cut away timeless green and blue sedimentary layers resembling the sky. The sky lined in white scattered clouds, how grateful, how lucky, how safe standing between such a … Continue reading Climate Change
Once there was a creature, born from the infinite. Once there was a creature, born from the living and the dead. It came to being one starry night, in a field made of gold. Through the barren floor from cosmic light, grew a divide splendor sored. Through the heaven and below the creature shouted and … Continue reading The Living Creature (fable in song)
Collaborative efforts surrounding gun control are mandatory in the consideration of rights to bare arms, and the aggressive need to protect the public from public shootings. To say, lets get rid of guns does as much good as prohibition steered American culture in the way it predicted. To cling to laws that only protect private … Continue reading Gun Violence