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Writing is part of my meditative process to clarify my thoughts, to align my actions and to focus on my purpose. I write about my emotions, my shortcomings, and my ideas for a better world through poetry, prose, and what I call rantifestos every day, some of which I post here on my blog and on social media. I share them to help others move along their paths to live and lead with compassion.

Ready to go

Always have to be ready to go What do we take with us? What do we have to show? Leaving is never easy Our luggage

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Back to whose normal?

Most of us are trying to avoid the phrase, “return to normal”. Even newscasters, pundits, leaders of all types are making awkward statements about “a partial, a semblance, a return to some normalcy….”

Part of this recognizes the mountain ranges of reality that now exist between the valleys of our ignorance.

Our collective awakening, our shared despair, guilt and confusion make a return to “normal” impossible.

These powerful forces and circumstances have brought us to this moment, to this place, and we can never go back.

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Emptiness that Fills You Up

Our self-imposed busyness makes us blind to what is in front of us around us and above us. We are on a mission, so focused and yet so myopic. We feel handcuffed by the time warden, even though we have the key.

This is something I have been working on for decades. Still a hack in progress. But I changed my sleep patterns, found a meditative routine, and continue to cultivate small plots of time to re-plant the fields.

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Where I am From

I am from the beginning of time and the end of the earth I am from the 50’s and a December birth I am from

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The Path

Choice are made or made for you You love the path And a detour appears you meander off  And the detour greets you A new

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The Illusion of More

Don’t need a thing To do our thing We have what we need To pursue what we heed  Everything before us Nothing between us The

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The Road of Life

Life is like a road It just goes on and on The loose pebbles They are your mistakes They make the journey rough The hills

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This is your moment

This may be a tough moment or a great moment,  It may lead everywhere and nowhere,  A moment that reveals the possibility  The possibility of

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A Career Criminal

Addicted to complacency and caution Guilty of putting more over meaning Committed the crime of no passion Assaulted by regrets and remorse Filed a restraining

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