Being Liked revised

in order to be likedmust I lie to myself?change who I amso as not offended?can truth be seenas black and white?isn't grey more the color all mixed togetherthe wolf discoveredwhen it asked to be all colorswhat is the difference betweengetting along, and loosing onselfin order to get along?can truth be too truthful?the Hindu's first commandkindness…

Being Liked

in order to be likedmust I lie to myself?change who I amso others are not offended?can truth ever be seen in black and white?isn't grey more the color of all when mixed togetheras the wolf discoveredwhen it asked to be all colorswhat is the difference betweengetting along, and loosing onselfin order to get along?can truth…

Drummer Boy

When I was very young, about 9 or 10, my mother gave me a music box figurine of the little drummer boy. To this day I love the carol, and the original choir version of the very very old TV program. Every Christmas when I am in the car driving I put on the radio…

Being there

Photo by Nathan Cowley on Pexels.com what to dowhen there's nothing to dostanding around, or sitting with a friendwatching them implodewhat can I do?sit with them talk to them, listentry to be theretake a piece of their lonliness awayit feels useless, horridly uselessbut it is not, or so the mind sayssometimes it is all that…

daydreams

to coddiwomple I sit and stare into my headlistening to m inner voiceso small, so delicatePeople sometimes stare at menot understandingI walk deep in thought, and hear the cryhelp me, help meso small, invisible, yet I seePeople sometimes stare at their phonesunaware of anyone else's distressI drive on busy streetscare of the car in front…