Tales of the Tribe

  Tales of the Tribe http://wp.me/p102ON-E6  Synopsis: Society creates the stories it tells itself: factual, specious, apocryphal, dishonest; by any rendition, according to Wallace Stevens, will still be a fiction.  Myth wears the clothes of its culture, will always be a social fact, and those who would eschew these basic facets of humanity, will prove […] Continue reading

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Once A Great Notion

~ There goes Dear Mary; She walks down our street. Worn out and tired; Weary and beat. She’s searching her soul, Looking down deep; Busy in forethought, The Back thoughts, she keeps. And I wonder what Mary, What Mary now thinks. Once we were young, Just busy young tarts; Mary, the others, and me. Strong […] Continue reading

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The Heart of the Beast

~ There’s just so much non-sense a soul can endure, From trivial minded, decided, obdure. I met one, one time, demeaning for sure, The current machine as debase and impure. Oh sure, they still do it, again and again; Forever and ever, and on to no end. Things just get bad for whoever is in. […] Continue reading

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Politics 113

~ A war is proceeding, It’s not “Over There.” No drums Nor bugles, No Standards to bear.   Just back-alley deals, And clandestine dares. One troop in trouble, A rupture is near.   It’s foe, though out-numbered, The club doesn’t care. The Business of business, A sordid affair.   The loss through this all, A […] Continue reading

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Gone Pecan

  ~ It’s all over now. Things do fall apart in pieces, but sometimes together.   With Tricky Dick it was over real quick. It happened so fast, it seemed quicker.   First went the VP, and then in a flash, Dicky went down, like the others.   The last one to fall was the […] Continue reading

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Bouillabaisse Nation

    The two sides are vying,   “foul” all the same,   casting aspersions,   disparaging names.   Each follows a Dogma,   holds each other to blame   for the problems we’re having;   yet, they seem to gain!   A bouillabaisse cauldron,   a Political game.   Two side, like children,   […] Continue reading

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