"Boys" This is for you. "Rise up fallen fighters, Rise and take your stance again" I'm sorry. It's been so long, But I've been gone and I was lost because I kept looking for someone who wasn't there and as I searched and searched I got further and further away and I kept seeing the … Continue reading Are You A 21st Century Man
Whatever you do... If you VOTE today do not use it as an excuse to be finished and stick your sticker proudly as if the goal is to wear a sticker on your lapel. If you VOTE today do not celebrate the act alone as if it's a final chapter as if the book can … Continue reading A VOTING Hippo Crit!
You're screaming at animals you're berating the non-beratables you're inspiring violence because you're jabbing the monster because you don't think it's a monster because you're seeing yourself but it's not you sitting there sitting there it's not you sitting there upon the throne it's not you in the great halls. You're putting your faith and … Continue reading Screaming at Demons
And even as he wonders if that is all there is He knows it can't be true because he is alive.
Two people loved each other It was clear and true between them They did not understand what hurt meant They did not know it was possible They lived, in love. There was a person who was afraid Why? We do not know And, for now, it doesn’t matter This person knows hurt is possible They … Continue reading The Power Of Humans
I know you. I've been in the deep, dark with you, I remember because you stayed at the entrance of the cave even though it was your idea to come explore in the first place. I know you. I've heard you brag. I've seen you get offended and be wrong and get offended again. I … Continue reading I know you
By all means speak your truth You can't murder anyone with the truth. But murder isn't really the problem, Anyway. A slave spirit, I know, is full of secret rebellion Human rebellion at the atrocious assumptions of the master. There is no choice in this rebellion, It is not your choice. You are human. You … Continue reading Practical Issues
Chill. (dear black people...thanks for introducing such a cool concept as "chillin'") Chill. The institution is abuzz with activity, just listen to it hum. You can almost taste the creativity when you're suckin' on your thumb. Who is the first to proclaim they know who is the first to start the show who is the … Continue reading Dear terrified people with white skin
My heart is full of hope in the most tragic of times When all around is anger and violence. I know these old opponents, But I don't honor them now. I see possibility, necessity and responsibility with an adult child's fear that everyone will see me as I am. I am grateful for the child … Continue reading Home
If I won't have the courage to point my finger inward how will I ever evolve to truly leave a better world for my son. Being a victim of violence and Behaving as if you are a victim of violence are as different as fire and water. If I won't have the courage to first … Continue reading My picture in time
Morals and missions and values and ethics all keep us from the terrible humanity. The truly terrible inside each of us. Without those things we are awash in the gravity of the void. And now that the structure is down all that remains is the unknown self against eternity. And the self is a very … Continue reading S.O.P.
People are tough and the capacity for wisdom comes from pain so if you do hurt people in your attempt to create a better world for yourself, own it, take it on the chin and move on with the wisdom you earn. That's courage to me. Bravery. I can forgive just about anything if a person owns it.