Category Archives: Philosophical
Genre: Life, Society THE WORLD’S GONE MAD by Kevin Short THE WORLD’S GONE MAD AS MAD AS HATTERS THE WORLD’S GONE MAD ITS ALL IN TATTERS THE WORLD’S GONE MAD BATS IN THE BELFRY THE WORLD’S GONE MAD NOT EVEN … Continue reading
Shadows and silhouettes made by the waning moon
Slide past and disappear in the direction of California’a promise.
Off to the south somewhere over the sand and arroyos and cacti
Is Old Mexico. A few miles, no more.
A small town slips into view through the train window:
Safeway. Ace Hardware. A Benson Fuel station glares at a Shell station on the other corner. Continue reading
Your eyes stare forward
into another world,
light years away from here
when in reality–
we are separated by mere feet
instead of miles. Continue reading
I grew up hungry, so damn hungry.
It wasn’t just hunger for food, although that was scarce.
It was hunger for knowing and feeling, and seeing and doing.
I was greedy to drink in everything, Continue reading
Am I in love? Or am I in love with love?
Is such a question necessary, when someone is in love? When it is me, I, myself, that is in love? The writer? Or would one call me a poet?
Unless, poetry demands me to fall in love, just so that I can write about love?
But, wait, dear sir, dear madam, what is love? Continue reading
Solitude gets loneliness a lot more than it should,
It’s not a word to despise just to be understood.
For alone no one is as it’s made out to be,
What you face is just an altered state of reality.
Alone in this world does every person come,
And alone again is how all will succumb
Why then is loneliness treated with such disdain ? Continue reading
Right there in his hands
He’d held the light, finally