Let’s Treat Lockdown Like a Snow Storm
We all know it’s coming.
That storm heard on the news.
They say it will engulf us all
A force of nature, we are bemused.
What will we do to feel safe?
As the lockdown happens near,
Do we have enough supplies?
Are we secure in here?
What of the people we’re stuck with?
Do they share my resignation,
To the inevitable decrease of,
our access to the nation?
Where is my government,
To pave these roads, to share my fear?
Why aren’t they too incased,
as lack of ration nears?
To Be Continued………………………………..
Today I say goodbye to you for the millionth time it seams.
9 years ago you started changing and I knew and kept a dream.
Since then we’ve fought the turning tide and wished for better outcomes,
But nothing turned, you kept on running and we lost the battle outruns.
Today I sign my heart away for the millionth time this week.
We part though you have come back quick to torture and to pick.
There’s nothing we can do for you, my love, my joy, my peace.
I can not help, unwanted reach, and I will not break, just…
The story of America in progress
Standing on the ground of universal stardust,
hunched and leaning into the strain of muscle,
bends a man, aged by life.
He is burdened by the weight of land above,
A land he unwittingly protects, yet nothing is owed him.
The hard turtle shell had broken down over
years of force, life, and liberty of others.
As the weight rises, his eyes tip-up.
Ready to heave, and judge new plight.
He catches a glimpse of a lady,
standing tall yet bound to her post.
Her burden is that of justice,
yet has nothing to…
You may be familiar with that time when your boss is more concerned about how bad THEY feel while giving you bad news. Here’s a story about my frustrations, that would be warranted, had my boss allowed room for anyone’s feelings beyond her own.
So I lost my job……..it was a real blow, but I tried to keep my chin up and avoid the terrible human need to misdirect my frustration toward others. We all do it, you know that, by consciously deciding to “Try” not to lash out. That sets us apart from the other basic primates.