Higgs
Higgs
Oct 29, 2012

Two couples
Very far out.

Each has been together
For many years.

Travelling
Peacefully.

They seem happy enough
They don't wear any clothes
And I'm very glad about that

Because I think that flared trousers
Might confuse
Whoever finds them

On Pioneer 10 and Pioneer 11.

If you're not familiar with these interstellar nudists, Google "pioneer plaques".
Neil Brooks
Neil Brooks
Aug 21, 2013

You once stood for something.
When they told you "NO"
you stood like a black-eyed-susan.
like the tao.
but when they beat you, betrayed you,
hogtied and pepper sprayed you,
you got angry.
You did things that soiled your good name.
I guess you just should have learned to take it,
like the tao.
like the tao, and wait.
like the tao and let the waters rise.
like the tao and overcome.
the weak overcome the tyranny of man with numbers.
WITH NUMBERS.
as each drop of water equally starts the flood.
like each living being that has ever thought
"I will overcome."
I will overcome.
I WILL OVERCOME.
WE WILL OVERCOME.
OR AT LEAST WE'LL DIE TRYING YOU MOTHERFUCKERS!

Brycical
Brycical
Jul 9, 2011

Jump—
Flailing arms
Shaking hips
   Barefoot charms
Lovin’ this grassy floor.  

Loose limbs floppy
cascading rain
cooling bodies
doin’ there thing
liquid hair
misty/humid
everywhere

And then we
     Jump—
Flailing arms
Shaking hips
   Barefoot charms
Lovin’ this grassy floor.  

Chanting Earth
holding hands
cloudy dirge
into sunshine bands
muddy hugs
windy legs
but we’re all one.

Until we—
       Jump—
Flailing arms
Shaking hips
   Barefoot charms
Lovin’ this grassy floor.  

We ate some mush
and roamed with trees
windy hush…

collectively
falling down
echoed thunder
we giggle loud.

Not sure about the floppy. What do you think? I was toying with waddled too.
Ashley Kay
Ashley Kay
May 27, 2013      May 28, 2013

Maybe they got it right
the first time,
Love the earth more than
yourself,
Kiss the rain as it kisses
the leaves,
Savor the sunlight when it
lights the sky,
Nourish the soul with
natural things,
But above all love life
with bare feet.

©AshleyKay2013
jimmy tee
jimmy tee
Dec 6, 2013

Darwin at Work
where you send
the boys with the best eyesight
out to be
killed
in wars

A bunch of naked hippies on the beach
Ashley R Prince
Ashley R Prince
Jul 17, 2012

Remember that time
at the beach.
You were the first one
with your clothes off.
I think you were already
a little drunk
but you would have
stripped down
regardless.
You never had anything to hide.

Because of you
I had the strength to stand
bare-breasted and unafraid
to all of the Atlantic Ocean
and sing about sunshine and having life.
You gave a number of people
the courage to take their shells off that night.
A bunch of naked hippies on the beach
like a flock of seagulls with a little
more heart.
We thought we could change
the world back then,
and I guess we still can.

A van load of hippies
Mike Hauser
Mike Hauser
Aug 31, 2013      Sep 1, 2013

Straight out of prison
Wondering what I've been missing
Right out of the gates I stuck out my thumb

A van load of hippies
All from Mississippi
Stop and ask, hey dude...what's going on

I'm here for adventure
Well hop in then Mister
Adventure is what we're all about

Now where we're all going
There's no way of knowing
A van of hippies and parolee freshly let out

We ended up in Disney
Me and all of the hippies
Where we had caboodles of fun

We met Mickey and he saw it
When I lifted his wallet
Now we're in the Magic Kingdom all on the run

We split in different directions
To throw off detection
It's A Small World is where I made my mistake

With that song stuck in my head
It's a fate worse than death
Prison now sounds like a wonderful place

We rendezvoused in
The Pirate's Of The Caribbean
Where soon after, in came the law

We all jumped from our boats
Splashing around in the moat
And had ourselves a good old fashioned pirate brawl

We soon made our escape
Out of exit door 88
Finding ourselves in Frontier Land at night

Where in the middle of the street
Were Mickey, Donald, and Goofy
All with guns strapped to their sides

We ran into a shop
And bought guns on the spot
All with Mickey's money...he's a mouse of a man

Mickey squeeks we're going to ruff you up
As Goofy holds up the cuffs
And Donald says something we can't understand

We had a shoot out
With cap guns no doubt
After all Disney runs a safe place

Ran out of caps in our guns
Which stopped our lives on the run
The wrath of Mickey we all now would face

After justice's hammer
I'm now back in the slammer
This time I made my own prison bed

Now I cry every day
What more can I say
With It's A Small World still stuck in my head

Sara Escalante
Sara Escalante
12 hours ago

I've looked at my own palms
And seen the lines of this life fading
Fire, water, earth
All getting swallowed by the air

I've turned to love for grace
But she spat sympathies unholy
Success is but a sunset
When there's no soul with it to share

I've fallen to the ground and begged
The moon to give me courage
Yet that mystic orb just waned
And left me naked like a child

I've searched the maze for truth
Ground my teeth upon the logic
But once I left the cave for light
My place was lost among the wild

glass can
glass can
Jul 21, 2013      Jul 21, 2013

Waiting on Haight, fingering the gold beading of a thrifted 80s shirt inside my purse,
I listen for the 71.

He tells me, from under a nose cherry-red and with a cantaloupe and a spoon resting in his lap,
of how when he was 25, he holed up with an 18 year-old girl.

One night she leaves for an ex-boyfriend's, saying she felt compelled to him, like there was a magnet between them. And he said he went to the closet, he smelled her sweater and knew what he wanted.

He got some cardboard and fashioned a fake magnet, the classic horseshoe shaped and silver-tipped kind, out of cardboard. He turned it into a necklace and waited for a day with some red roses for her to get back.

She came back and said she couldn't remember the last time someone got her flowers. And then she called her mother, and her mother asked him sternly if he was planning to marry her.
He was bewildered a little, but he said yes (this was the sixties).
And he finished the call to her mother and she was standing with her hands on her hips, "Well?"
"Well what?"
"Aren't you going to ask me to marry you?"
(I laughed at this point)
"Oh..."
                                                             ­                             . . .
"Will you marry me?"
"Yes!"

I asked what happened and he said they were together for three years. But it was a blissful three years.

He asked me if it was a good idea for a movie.
I said yes. But I probably wouldn't see that movie. I left that second part out.

Earth covered Hippies
Trina Beau
May 6, 2013

Expression in mindful Faces
Fun in the Eyes
Hearts of Suns
Earth covered Hippies
Smiling into Souls of one another

 
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