• Light a Candle: Embrace the Paradox of Love - This is the poem I read after the service at the #UUNOLA Unitarian church, and the Minister said, “Never come back here! You are out of order!” Another man tried to shove me out the door (he later apologized). Maybe the #UUNOLA is not so much into peace love and forgiveness? Regardless, this is a ...
  • The Pornography of War FINAL -
  • The Inevitability of Peace -
  • New Orleans – Building a Peaceable Community 13 Jan 6PM – Thank you all! - This is a project that has been in the making since at least 2010 and before. Art, poetry, performance, multimedia, sculpture and installation project called the Pornography of War: What is more pornographic two people making love or two soldiers or more trying to killing each other?  We have invited artists from around New Orleans ...
  • Travel Is An Essential Color to our Souls’ Palette - Travel is an essential color in my palette of wonder. The comfort of my home in the woods, overlooking blue heron pond, with all my creative toys, holds me in a serene enchantment…   but the wind carries fragrances from exotic lands, birds land on my porch with stories in their wings, and the clouds ...
  • Thank you for your service – please, work for peace - I had my veterans for peace hat on and a young man came by and said, “Thank you for your service, sir.” And he shook my hand.   “Thank you.” I said. “But can you do me a favor?”   He seemed surprised, but quickly said, “Yes, sir.”   “Do something for peace every day. ...
  • Welcome We Are a Nation of Immigrants - Welcome. We are a nation of immigrants. In this age across the board – interpersonal, dialog on religion, race and immigration … the vital element is RESPECT and TOLERANCE.
  • Celebrate Life at Everyone’s Books 22 Sept 6 PM and a poem - Friday 22 September 2017 at 6 PM at Everyone’s Books in Brattleboro – Vermont poet and storyteller will read selections from his new book “CELEBRATE LIFE: VIVA LA VIDA” published by Vermont Art Poetry Press.  Copies of the book are currently at the bookstore. Namaya said, “This is a collection of stories and poems, some will make ...
  • As a White Guy How does Racism F– – With My Life? - I’m a White middle class middle-aged man with more than a few dollars in the bank. I see the police and can wave at them and drive safely on by. If I reach into my coat pocket for my wallet and identification I will probably not get shot with forty bullets. I can shout out ...
  • Cop Named Joe - In a small Vermont town there was a cop there by the name of Joe and four years ago he became chief of police. He said, “About 80% of our cops are good, it is the 20% we have problems with, but as chief I am going to see if I can do something about ...
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