Thursday, October 23, 2014

a taste of ripe tomato

a taste of ripe tomato
by s. a. voring

a taste of ripe tomato
on bright and sunny day
a moment, Here, to savor, Now

(don’t let it slip away)

Thursday, October 2, 2014

apocalyptic end

apocalyptic end [i]
by itaint p. retty

don’t have to be a mystic to predict the coming trend
don’t have to be a prophet:

apocalyptic end

* upon reading stories (such as today’s ‘animal death rate’ headline ), any third-grader can tell that 2014 is not a good year to be a third-grader.

* even if america wakes up (which it shows no signs of doing), and even if those at the top of the financial food chain wake up (which appears extremely unlikely), there are other countries (with other power-hungry wanna-bees) that are likely to use our blueprint for ‘success’:

ravage resources,
pursue instant gratification,
ignore long-term sustainability planning.

* although it sounds morbid to say that i’ll be dead and gone by 2050, the fate of those still ‘living’ will be far from joyful.  are the best of times (really) behind us?

* humanity’s only hope might be that hope-full third-grader, who (hopefully, right now) is smiling up at the sun.

[i] martineau, l. (10.2-1.14).  round trip © 2014 by