Stealth or the Lack Thereof

We had been in the field for 12 days. We were unshaven, dirty, tired, and still dressed in our fatigues.

Not Far from the Tree – Short Story

One of these advantages was access to fireworks from states in the south that were banned for use in Pennsylvania.

The Death of Currency

The ink stained linen and shiny coins,
That have passed through ten thousand hands…

Under the Bridge

Does a sunrise bring more hope,
When it greets you in a place to live…

Greed

If power argued with money
I wonder who would win

Test Driving Retirement

Recently, I have been privileged enough to enjoy, what I refer to as, a short hiatus or sabbatical from my otherwise non-stop career. I took retirement for a test drive, as my friends often say.

The Thief

One evening, as the sun set gently between the mountains, Taoist Master Shichiri Kojun was reciting sutras in his small and humble home. Suddenly a thief with a sharp sword burst into his home demanding either his money or his life. Shichiri said to him, “Do not disturb me in meditation. You can find the money … Continue reading

The Law Is The Law And Money Talks

We elect individuals to represent us in our government. They can be any gender, race, religion, political party, or other demographic subdivision.  They can support or undermine what we as individual citizens believe are the necessary changes to improve and/or maintain the stability in our country and, by extension, our rights as American citizens. They … Continue reading

Flannel with Faith

Embracing imperfection with faith, flannel, & fresh air

JaZzArt en València

Faith saved us from the savages that we were, losing faith makes us savages again

Suicide Squeeze

Often Misunderstood

The Poetorium at Starlite

An Open Mic & Poetry Show

Rtistic

I speak my heart out.

Rum and Robots

We Survived and Arrived - Now as Warriors We Thrive

I didn't have my glasses on....

A trip through life with fingers crossed and eternal optimism.

Pete Springer

Passionate Teacher and Future Children's Author

saania2806.wordpress.com/

Philosophy is all about being curious, asking basic questions. And it can be fun!

Poetry collection

Work by Rain Alchemist

Paul's Poetry Playground

It's Time to Play...