Category: Urbanism


Rising waves crash
upon brittle shores;
in swirling surf
a man stands-
lifting up hands,
bailing buckets,
trying to
empty, the
sea.

fear begets anger,
uncertainty morphs perception
becoming certain, acting
on rage, blinded-
there is no light,
only grasping hands
clinging to spirits
wounded, afraid-
acting out.

Be Kind

to yourself,
show love,
revel in it,
delight in your
failings, rejoice
in success,
demonstrate patience-
do likewise, for
your neighbor.

under this sun.
Only eyes that see,
ears that hear,
the tortured cries-
injustice frolicking
every moment, every
day, seconds pass.
Who feels the sting,
sidling off, this
mortal coil? Be
thankful, when you
see, raising your
voice, heart set,
on others.