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C Jul 26
A chameleon
I've become
Self taught
To blend
And quietly fade
Or to POP
Stand out
Impress

I know the tricks
But not myself
I know the types
And what they like -
But what I like
My memory fades

Not fades
But blocks
It's there
Deep down
And now I search
And some I've found
Are things of which
I have had fear
For years and years...
Buried like gold
For my thirty-year-old
Self to discover

What joy
In finding joy
In such small things.
Joy and
Openness of being

What use have I
For one true love
When I feel loved
By the moon above?
Love is all around and in
Love is joy and peace and sin
Love is want
Of no-thing
Love is connection
With everything;
Not just
One other
Now and forever
Never to be shared
With any others...
Love cannot be possessed
And possession cannot be
Love.

Love is life
Love is knowing
That that life
Fuels every
Rock
Bird
Tree
Cell

To realise
That we are not special;
Not you
Not me
And not your lover
All of us
Just like any other
Humbling
Heartbreaking
Love.
  Jul 24 C
Marshal Gebbie
Takes years to build a friend, my friend.
Takes seconds to destroy,
The bellicose, the blunt, the wrong,
The insults and the coy?
Takes seconds for it all to blow
Like gossamer in wind....
With that in mind, what chance ya give
Destruction to rescind?
Chuck in the pearl of humankind
The hate, the greed, the sin
The you'll begin to realize
The depth of **** we're in.
To win this fight, to win this war
To exorcise a change
Will mean we let the women rule
The world, to rearrange
Priorities of human nature,
Mans tendency to fight,
And the way we just discard the peace
As if we had the right?
Ponder this my brother,
Cast aside your wrath
For human kinds survival
Is dependent on this broth.
M.
Began as a poetic response to Stevo's poem, "Inequity" and grew into a realization that we had to find a solution to mans' penchant for aggression.
Maybe, just maybe there is good solid sense in putting the women in charge?
C Jul 21
It's here
underneath
behind the signs
of Private -
Keep Out
The Spirit
is here
Older than  woman
stronger than man
wiser than rulers
unphased
unaltered
life
C Jul 14
I want to be outside in that sky

Summertime, so free, so high

Four walls are my captivity

This roof overhead contains me

I have so much to release, to give,
To share, to sing, to dance, to live!

So let me outside in that sky

Summertime, so free, so high
I have since escaped and am living in that sky
C Jul 14
I've ripped out my own heart
Each time, still more;
Taking a hammer and chisel to chest...
Till now I see that what will be left
Is all of me that was before
But without those walls that did obscure
Never do I feel fully myself when with a monogamous partner, but discover more of myself after every break up
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