Pulled out of Tonopah at half-past last heading up ninety-five. Rocks were glowing—sand was blowing, saw absolutely nothing alive. Realized then: what did I know, is there anything real I see? This highway runnin’ in the dead of night is … Continue reading
Posted in Consciousness, Humans, Life, Lyrics, Night, Poem, Song, Uncategorized, Universe, Woman
Tagged desert, driving fast, driving story, ghost, lonely
We all want to shine– surely, the light from inside, each of us a star. (plant: imgarcade.com; person: alamy.com)
Posted in Consciousness, Gratitude, Haiku, Humans, Joy, Life, Narble Furt, Poem, Uncategorized, Universe
Tagged humanity, learning, life, spirit
I am a spirit living in the aging body of a white man. People I admire despise my meat. People I despise glorify my biological ancestry. The crux ignored: I am a spirit, living. (mediadiversified.org)
Posted in Absolutes, American history, American Indian, anger, communication, Consciousness, family, future, History, Humans, Life, Uncategorized
Tagged humanity, Information, learning, life, race, relationships
What is it about two o’clock, the bitching hour? Dreaded double-strike. The eyes snap open, no retreat from wakefulness– it’s just a poem.
Posted in Home, Life, memory, Night, Poem, Sleep, Uncategorized, Universe, Writing
Tagged clocks, wakefulness, work, writing
A tree in my yard, upheaval in my country. The tree stays the same.
Posted in communication, Consciousness, Conversation, family, Haiku, Home, Life, Oregon, Portland, Uncategorized
Tagged nature, perspective, poem
Little squirrel chirps six feet from my smiling face: half-hearted scolding. (pinterest.com)
You are younger than my daughter, but you are not my daughter. The rich human history of young women and old men is a cross-grain of joyful noise and heartache. Wisdom is the most valuable attribute in both directions, a … Continue reading
Posted in Absolutes, Aging, Conversation, Friendship, Humans, Life, pals, Poem, Sex, Uncategorized, Wisdom, women
Tagged fantasy, friendship, life, poem, relationships, respect, sexy
Sunlight finds my feet, warming better than slippers; Drowsiness follows.
When the dream begins you are not quite there; you love her rumpled face with the thousand-yard stare, and the dream begins. When the dream begins you focus on the now, you see the path ahead, but you don’t quite see the … Continue reading
Posted in birth, Dream, end-of-life, Gratitude, Humans, Life, Uncategorized
Tagged dreaming, life, magic, nature, poem