Ferguson – Hope on a Tightrope

I figure something is better than nothing and I hope that in my haste I don’t overlook anything which could cause unnecessary offense to others.  I don’t wish to remain utterly silent regarding Ferguson and since I haven’t been following the news, my comment are more strategic than tactical in nature and call forth another […]

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Born Free

7/4/2015 11:19 PM In many respects the signing of the Declaration of Independence on July 4th, 1776 was the birth of the United States of America.  And the USA was born free, or so she claims.  Liberty has always been valued in the US.  It goes without saying that it didn’t come without a fight. […]

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White Pelican

I am encouraged to dive bill first into the depths of my emotions, knowing my buoyant soul will rise to the surface of consciousness in due time and from thence, take flight, free as a bird. photo credit: White pelicans at Pyramid Lake, Nevada. (Mark Hammon Photography):

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Pens and Swords

5/31/2015 9:39 PM It is hard to believe that it has been over five years since I last visited Washington D.C.  2010 was a very momentous year for me with some significant decisions that impacted my life course.  Looking back it feels somewhat tumultuous but on the other hand it seemed quite a natural and […]

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Torn

4/21/2015 8:51 PM I feel torn.  If I tape together the ripped pages of my heart, I have only black, angry ink to populate the blood stained fabric.  The lost letters of my dreams seem impossible to find. What can I piece together from these broken worlds? My vagabond soul has endured the odyssey of […]

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Colorless Blinders

Dark shadows and bare walls House bedrock of red earth, Thorns and thistles thirsty for blood With black mares roaming on and on Digging for polluted, twisted roses   Restless, I am a vagabond Tossing and turning under The blanket of stellar skies Two thin to insulate me From a cold and cruel world An […]

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