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...

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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...

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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...

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Shy Erotic Kisses of Emily Dickinson

Shy Erotic Kisses of Emily Dickinson

I love the shy erotic kisses of Emily Dickinson.   Sequestered in myth as a recluse spinster.   but your hot passionate kisses of word and song   burn with erotic    bliss in my soul.   ...Songs of your Moorish lovers    and...

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MALIKA AL JAZEERA: QUEEN of the ISLANDS – by Namaya

There is the legend of the Queen of the Islands, Malika Al Jazeera, A myth…. or so I believed… till one moon inspired night in the labyrinth of Algiers.   “La Belle Dame Algiers” I sailed along the Berber coast, past the shores of Tangiers and the caves of...

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