Tag Archives: love

Regret & Karmic Debt

Some nights I want to turn back the clock a decade or more, but I made my bed so I lay awake trying my best to forget wading through oceans of regret and karmic debt and one too many mistakes, … Continue reading

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Farmers for Peace

When we’re growing food we’re liberating ourselves from want, from need, from greed, from seeds of fear and we’re setting the dove free to soar with olive branches away from perpetual war, away from hate away from the fate scripted … Continue reading

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Let’s Go Read Rumi (Ode to Spring)

Before the vultures dine on another ancient civilization and cities become rubble lets break bread instead of bones   lets cleanse our palate and feast on the food of kings and queens, lets walk through smoke screens, and sit on … Continue reading

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I Forget The Cold

you are the sun I only appreciate you in absence when you’re gone, I’m left squinting to the moonlight trying to write you ode upon ode, professing the joy I feel when you shine the comfortable warmth I only start … Continue reading

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A sky full of shooting stars

You are life itself you are air, fire, water, the earth, moon, and mars you’re a sky full of shooting stars and you’re my only wish.

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Photosynthesize

You’re the sun, shining and you’re the forest. As you photosynthesize I realize you’re oxygen, I need to breathe you to live.  

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Standing By The Ruins

Let them hold the pen and write their own destiny rewrite all our wrongs write away the suffering write verses about springtime   instead of winter, write verses about laughing instead of crying, dancing instead of dying let them write … Continue reading

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Peace & Love Haiku Challenge October 1st

5 haiku’s about peace & love RonovanWrites Weekly #Haiku #Poetry #Challenge #221 Peace&Love.   ‘Fields of Strawberries’ We think ‘peace and love’ we see fields of strawberries but bullets still fly.   ‘Yell Peace’ The people yell “Peace” but they still … Continue reading

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Choose

The gardens will grow whether we sow seeds of love or seeds of hate. Choose.

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Truly Grateful

I am truly grateful for all that I have so grateful that I was able to remove myself from the confines of capitalism a system that has killed countless millions, billions even, of people far better than I and I … Continue reading

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