I seek the truth about my miserable life, associates, friends, neighbors, and my wife. Taxes are too high, and the salary too low, I have pain running from my head down to my toe. *** The kids are brats, they never listen to me, instead, they’re addicted to their iPod and TV. My dog crapped … Continue reading A Miserable Life
nestled against mom the tiny babe seeks refuge while the storm rages mother rocks infant to sleep little hand clings to her robe *** Image: http://danielabarone.it #baby #storm #child #poetry #story #Tanka A Tanka style poem by David Andre Davison
An idol of gold on a sparkling pedestal, fresh citrus fruit left before it on a plate. People bow to this man-made object, with the belief that it controls their fate. * A celebrity adorned in shiny gold chains, rings set with the finest stones and jewels. They credit success to their own making. attributing … Continue reading A Real God
college frat party alcohol spells acceptance her impaired consent morning light shines through window on naked woman sobbing Images: https://lionstoothwebsite.files.wordpress.com https://openclipart.org #date #rape #drunk #college #party #alcohol #woman #sex #poetry Tanka style poem by David Andre Davison Disclaimer: The picture of the party was selected at random.
racism is alive King's dream has become nightmare leaders out of touch see colorblind kids play while Black Caucus meets in The Swamp *** "I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up, live out the true meaning of its creed: "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are … Continue reading Dr. King’s Nightmare?
What is it about music, that changes our behavior? Is it based on the divine, or a man-made savior? Rap music excites the mind, the melody encases a riddle, It's beat pierces our protective wall, and seduces the heart in the middle. Then there’s the heart of Dixie, New Orleans or Kansas City Blues. It's … Continue reading Poem: Your kind of Music
In Mark 3:20-21, Jesus is visiting a house with many in attendance. He is called crazy with some interpreting his ability to cast out demons as a link with Satan. In Verses 22:27, Jesus responds to their accusations, explaining that Satan could not cast himself out. Instead, He gives them an example that they could … Continue reading Jesus and Blasphemy
People should think before they write, but not always write what they think. While it is wise to share our thoughts, sometimes it is wiser to refrain and wink. * For life is more than one persons will, a society that promotes the common good. Diversity demands we accept other opinions, as people with good … Continue reading Poem: Think and Write
It's early in the morning and I can't sleep. I've tried counting lambs and even Little Bo Peep. * I drank some warm milk, it tasted quite good. Maybe it's just a wives' tale, like knocking on wood. * In a few hours, I must get up and take a shower. But right now, my … Continue reading Poem: Life of a Teenager
Music fills the air people dancing to the beat an explosive sound dead bodies lie in silence while living cry for justice *** Rest in peace, innocent victims of insanity. *** Images: kuulpeeps.com #bomb #ISIS #Britain #UK #concert #death #war #politics #Islam Tanka style poem by David Andre Davison