To Walt Whitman: what I hear America singing today

I hear America singing Animosity and hate I hear America singing No Screaming Bigger walls Tighter security Don’t let them into our country As if this country was ever there’s to begin with I hear America singing Of poisoned water Poverty And bullets raining down on an innocent crowd I hear America singing Of left … More To Walt Whitman: what I hear America singing today

The Dock

There is a place so gentle that it will forever be in my heart. It captured me with its beauty and silence. A gentle way of telling the truths of nature and cleansing its surroundings. For it is not in my possession and I have only been there enough times to count on my fingertips, … More The Dock

History

I don’t think history has taught us anything It just seems to serve as a ‘how to’ guide for the next disaster or tragedy A manual for the sick and twisted Society has suffocated us and estranged us into these meaningless, cookie-cutter lives That distance us from the true desperation and heartache of the world … More History

Response to “so you want to be a writer” by Charles Bukowski

if it doesn’t come bursting out of you in spite of everything, don’t do it. unless it comes unasked out of your heart and your mind and your mouth and your gut, don’t do it. if you have to sit for hours staring at your computer screen or hunched over your typewriter searching for words, … More Response to “so you want to be a writer” by Charles Bukowski