Poetry ~ Life in B minor

If I could live 
in a musical -
I'd bellow
happiness
in B minor

sit on the roof
with family 
and sing of
traditions -
Traditions!

croon love songs
from mountain tops

sing of lemon drops
beyond the rainbow

gather the band
and march with
seventy-six trombones!

when life hands you
a pandemic, 
an insurrection, 
and locks you down -

break out the songs,
adjust your crown,
and dance!

Poetry ~ Haunted Legacy

In the last days
before the ending
he anguished. 
Haunted by a public life,
lived on the wrong side of history,
isolated by privilege,
entrenched in an old-world ethos,
he lacked the perspective to see
the interconnected reality
of the human experience. 
His legacy haunts history
reaching its long arm 
into present day
where a once great
nation remains divided.

Poetry ~ Entanglement

~

entangled with the serpent

wrestling with the word

laughter echoes down hallowed halls

where ancient prayers were heard

the prying eyes of science

dissect, study, and observe

secrets of the alchemist

whose magic is obscured

mystics and philosophers

debate the nature of duality

good and evil, shadow and light

dueling perceptions of reality

Einstein’s ‘spooky action’

a quantum entanglement ‘at a distance’

confirms we have much to learn

of the mystery of our existence