Hopelessness

Prejudices rule the world Black and White Always fight Arab versus Jew And “we’re better than you.” A little boy with big, brown eyes His hands raised Germans praised The Korean girl screams The American dreams Humanity perverted Hope deserted. Hide your face in shame Dreams in vein An evil reign Cry my child cryContinue reading “Hopelessness”

The Rituals of our Remembering

In the shadow of Autumn In the season that invites retreat With red leaves shed like tears To pool beneath The ages old arms Of ages old trees We light a candle   We light a candle for you Who loved the flickering promise That dances in the flame’s orange-blue heart   We light aContinue reading “The Rituals of our Remembering”