The good news?
We are not that close to the bottom,
The bad news?... more »
These situations did not develop overnight.
They flourished and nurtured,
And encouraged to exploit their appetites.
The alarmists are sounding loud and clear...... more »
How big of a fool can she be?
She got you to believe what she said.
So she can't be that big of a fool.
In fact...... more »
Some folks don't recognize a good thing
Even when they have it!
They will take it for granted.
Thinking it came to them easy...... more »
Ignorance for what it is...
Is ignorance for what it is!
Romanticizing it as it has been done,
In urban centers throughout the country...... more »
There is very little about you left,
That can be respected.
Very little about your way of life,
Only you advantage without limitation...... more »
Flaunting our possessions,
With obsessessed aggressions...
Seems to be, of late, outdated.
Inflated egos held unshakened,... more »
I shared with someone I cared.
And immediately I was told,
My caring was obsolete.
I was told I didn't have to.... more »
I avoid misunderstandings.
Especially with those who seek to be understood.
Why spend time with someone
Who wants to take your time,... more »
A beauty booted!
Those gracious skies...
Have swollen eyes,
These past few chapters lived.... more »
She invents the circumstances.
Very little of what she says is true.
To demean as a defense.... more »
Within the framework
Of who it is I am.
And all that I am,
Is my purpose to nurture.... more »
There is nothing wrong in seeing life,
From your perspective and point of view.
That has never been a question I presented to you.
I just have questions why you should have a need,... more »
Give me back my virginity.
I've changed my mind,
I want it back!
You are no soul mate to me.... more »
...and in the final analyst,
Whoever is assigned to helm this moored
And marooned ship...
Needs to be very familiar with the crane operator.... more »
You can attack what I've said all you want.
In fact you have an open invitation.
But you will never be able to decipher,
What is in my head.... more »
How deeply fixed are your transgressions?
Is that slide you took,
Looking to hold onto a lifestyle of possessions...
Impressing enough?... more »
There were options.
And there will always be those.
He knew he had them too.
They were pointed out to him.... more »
Desired wishes to keep things the way they are...
Is as foolish as an adult,
Putting dentures under a pillow...
And hoping the tooth fairy will leave,... more »
These radio talkshow 'waveheads'
Do the best they can to stir up controvesy
To command attention.
I would and could mention a few names.... more »
You shot yourself in the foot.
And you want to lay the blame,
On someone who called you a fool?
And the more you howl...... more »
You may have no dialogue...
And one conversation.
Am I going to pay attention to it?
The first time I might.... more »
You've allowed that to happen.
As if any excuse used,
Would be good enough to make it disappear.
You made it clear you did not understand!... more »
They did not sever their associations
With the crooks and thieves,
That have brought them to their knees.
And at the threshold of devastation.... more »
Having wisdom should enlighten,
But sometimes it can frighten.
Especially when its expected,
Those of age should reflect it.... more »
Hope things are going well with yourself.
And you remain 'connected'
Beyond the mess of imperfections expressed.
By a nesting of delusions...... more »
Pent up desires
Do not fizzle with age!
That's what I thought...
Before,... more »
Standing back and peeking.
Through a cracked door.
Insuring a recession ignores them.
And stays across the street.... more »
Never become discouraged...
By a lack of encouragement,
You feel is deserved.
Do what you know is best for you.... more »
What school of thought
Best describes your current slide,
Into a slow motioned destitution?
A pinch of bittersweetness is not so bad?... more »
Who really is the one being manipulated?
The one who awaits the deception,
Not to publicly acknowledge it when it's done?
Or the one preparing the deed believing what is done...... more »
You don't care where it comes from.
Nor does a hint or clue,
Although it has come to confront...... more »
Based upon intelligence,
And the presence of it shown.
There is very little evidence,
That those professing to have it...... more »
I just love to mess with you!
The only thing I dislike,
Is the smell you claim I leave
Each time you disagree with me.... more »
You can look at it this way...
If he is not elected,
Times ahead are going to get a whole lot worse.... more »
Have I come back with the same rap to unpack?
Will I be uncouth expressing not a hint of tact?
You can count on that!... more »
More tit and less tat for that.
That tat needs to step back.
Does not sit too well,... more »
Now sold at what?
Five dollars a barrel?
This is an immediate sign,
That something is not going too well.
Has anyone communicated this,
To those who chose this direction?
And they seem to be okay with this decision?
There just will be more greed.
With those who once had it made in the shade...
To stand with others who demand to feed their needs.
And you all know how improbable that is going to be?
Who is going to touch us anyway?
All Mercedes will be curbed.
And Bentleys will be driven by those deserving.
Why the gloomy ...
You may never know
That I am troubled too.
You may never know that,
Like I do.
You may never see me frown
Or hold a grudge...
But I have been down.
So low I couldn't budge!