to Free Leonard how can we be free when we stay apart hide inequality with lies cry crocodile tears for forty eight years?

eventually i wake up with me i see what each kept close while threatening who i be i’m free

Manong in Hendersonville, NC

(Author's note: Manong--A term of respect when addressing an older Filipino man. It means older brother, or elder; one that has lived through the hardships of life) No matter where I go or where I move, a manong will always find me No matter where I'm working or what daydreams creep behind me he is... Continue Reading →

in the dark Morning Bobo’s there. He barks at Deer, Fox, Coyote or Bear. When Sun rises he’ll see Me and wag his tail. We’ll walk together and see our breath in Air.

alternative to Fungi and Flora had symbiotic interchange when People came. Flowers before pharmacies. They gave us Tradition.

The DMV of Books

In Charles Bukowski’s novel, Post Office, the opening line reads, “It began as a mistake.”  I’d come across Post Office while working as a donations clerk and cashier at a very well known thrift store—part of a thrift store chain that stretched its thrift store goodness from coast to coast.  Donations poured in daily, everything... Continue Reading →

Everything Breaks it’s not me. but, simple is harder to destroy, and cheaper, and cooler. like a laundry line. now, i’m sorry. i threw away those perfectly good pins. Everything Breaks it’s not me. but, simple is harder to destroy, and cheaper, and cooler. like a laundry line. now, i’m sorry. i threw away those perfectly good pins.

Our Time Collect & Protect Water where YOU are, Now. Feed YOUR soil, Now. Say it Loud. Say it Proud. Choose LIVING.

to Privacy

to Privacy i miss you. but maybe i never really knew you. was it me? please at least call. you know where to find me. but where are you?

to Exclusion

to Exclusion you say you’re better but you know better you set the stage for rage your actors read from the page you yell fire and hire the ones who run over the ones who run you hand them a gun then have your fun the one who walks with a splash and talks cash

to withhold you can give and not receive but you can’t take or ask for what is infinitely absent.

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