What a ridiculous thing

Generations come
And go
In a blink of a thunder

We watch them spiral in hurricanes
From our deck atop
The peak
Of Unexamined

The song of great green macaw
Lures us to jump and
Join the swirling dance

Over and over she screams
What a ridiculous thing
To be alive

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The Wave

I walked around the rooftop garden

In my glass and ivory tower 

Praying for rain to nourish

My well-manicured pot plants


The rain came along with a

Tsunami wave

That dragged us all screaming

Into the heart of the ocean

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Princess

My face all covered in glitter
And shame
Thought I could be a princess for one day
Today I’m just a clown

The more I strive to stand out from the crowd
The bigger fool I make of myself

The more I try to prove myself worthy
The more unworthy I feel deep inside

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