Tuesday, August 4

Tag: poetry

Wayfarers Chapel
Art, News, Writing

Wayfarers Chapel

Today, in celebration of Earth Day, the Wayfarers Chapel in Palos Verdes had their second annual art show and poetry reading called 'Art by the Sea with Poetic Expression'. Yours truly was a feature poet invited to read. I haven't been an invited poet in over 15 years (if not more.) Attending today felt like coming out of retirement - and I am grateful for my friend Georgia Washington for asking me to be a part of the event. The weather today was a wonderful 72 degrees with a slight breeze as we saw Catalina Island hiding out in the distant haze. The waves crashed towards as we stood up over the high cliff. It was an amazing inspiring day and I was grateful to be a part of the festivities today! Also after the reading today I have decided to move forward and being writing my second book. I...
When Hate Reigns (Inaugural Day)
Art, Inaugural Day, Writing

When Hate Reigns (Inaugural Day)

Inaugural day.The crowd gathers;people clamoras Hate steps up to the podium. He is calm, collect.The weather is cool, brisk.The people are excited and alive from the commemoration. Hate is poised over the calamity of noiseas onlookers stare up at Him in awe.Tall, almost elegant with His grand gestures.His voice thunders in everyone’s head. He speaks:“People! People! I am here today before youas a symbol of a new beginning that is about to take place.We are on the threshold of a new era,an era free from the destruction of obscenity;the infestation of affectivity.At the forefront of this populaceI shall begin the absolution to freedom." And Hate smiled.And the people cheeredfor they had a leader who was brave. But there was a dark cloud that loomed above - -fat and swollen wi...