Act of Valor by Tecumseh

So live your life that the fear of death can never enter your heart. Trouble no one about their religion; respect others in their view, and demand that they respect yours. Love your life, perfect your life, beautify all things in your life. Seek to make your life long and its purpose in the service … Continue reading Act of Valor by Tecumseh

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Pacing the Cage

Sunset is an angel weeping. Holding out a bloody sword. No matter how I squint I cannot make out what it's pointing toward. Sometimes you feel like you've lived too long. Days drip slowly on the page. You catch yourself... Pacing the cage. I've proven who I am so many times. The magnetic strip's worn … Continue reading Pacing the Cage

Deport Me

I showed up at the border with a story of woe... "What brings your kind here?"  had been the Kind Words. ... "A footprint in the puddled masses.  A wrongful tint to once rose-colored glasses." ... An Unarmed Angry Man spoke, "We have no care for you!" ... "But I am only looking for the … Continue reading Deport Me

Behind Every Bouncing Plastic Bag

There's a lady who's sure All that glitters is gold And she's buying a stairway to heaven...Zepplin   The man in the black hat asked, "What makes you so sure?" A simple response... "Old insights and, of course, women's intuition!" ... A water, falling. No end insight. No need for a mother's prediction! No need … Continue reading Behind Every Bouncing Plastic Bag