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Communication Affects Me, How About You?

Don’t say too much

Or not enough

It’s your decision

In favour of the rush

*

Hope things work out

Clutch the connection

Gears changing fast

Trigger our suspicion

*

So we pile on affection

Until truth shines through

Of all we have done

And all we can do

Communication affects me

How about you?

**

Don’t think too much

But just enough

It’s your decision

When life gets tough

*

Hope they understand

Bridge the disconnect

Our fuse can’t last

When their power’s corrupt

*

So we beg for attention

Until truth breaks through

Of what should be done

And all we can do

Anticipation isn’t best for me

How about you?

**

What can I say?

Feels like I already said too much

I hear your words

And hang on every one of them

*

What am I supposed to think?

This life is so out of touch

In conformity we’re immersed

Held back hard because we stand out

*

The super natural is scorned

Angels treated like deranged criminals

I must say:

Compassion seems ignored

And in society so minimal

Now I have to think

I’m punished for being kind

*

What can I do

If I have only one thing on my mind?

*

To make life better for us

Leave neglect and suffering behind

*

What can I do?

I’m so in love with you

The world refuses to change

It’s up to me and you

**

I say too much

But not enough

It’s not my decision

In favour of the rush

*

When things work out

We trust our connection

I aim to share what I’ve learned

With everyone else

*

So I pile on affection

Until Health shines through

With all I’ve done

And all I can do

Communication affects me

How about you?

***

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Any Situation

The sky is clear

I have no fear

I feel I could handle

Any situation

*

Days go by

Clouds fill the sky

I am unable to deal

With what you want

*

Then again

I work double-time

To catch up to

your world that’s moving

Suddenly we find

We’re of the same mind

and the rain is definitely soothing

*

The sky is clear

I’m consumed by fear

I feel worried about

The whole situation

Day goes by

Clouds fill the sky

Sometimes grey scenes

are all we need

*

Push and pull

We work

All the time

To help every day go smoothly

With mindful care we find

Our days grey or bright

Are consistently improving

*

Calm optimism and empathy

Will get us through anything

I’m not kidding:

Anything

*

Life’s fierce test

Like a wicked storm

Natural

Tension

Release

Every breath

Emotions form

We’re sure of more

With a strong sense of peace

Find it again

When energy changes…

Our never-ending love

Will Always Increase

*

The sky is clear

I have no fear

I feel I could handle

Any situation

*

Days go by

It’s cold at night

Our kindness provides

The warmth we need

*

The time is now

To work for our life

And catch up to the world that’s moving

Earth and sun combine

For more peace of mind

We keep Light deep inside just by choosing

***

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No Help for Us All

I awake nameless

With no purpose

Caught in a world

That churns out

Stagnant visions

We are driven to conform

Just fit in

And suffer as required

In order

to confirm to others

We have paid our dues

Even when

We pay more

Because we are different

Again and Again

Without fail

and without credit

*

Calmly stirring the pot vigorously

My goals are set

My mind

The handle

Opposition to my lead triggers me

They get upset

Though I follow their plan out

Just a little bit better but more personalized

They don’t focus on the person

Only stereotypes

I say “Peace and Love”

They say

“Don’t believe the hype”

*

Since I was young

I’ve swallowed my pride

Years follow years

still my feelings I hide

Then people challenge

my intense kindness inside

I’m going to say

“Get F’n with it

Has your conscience died?”

No mincing words:

I’ve been put thru the wringer

Chastised for being me

Stereotypes linger

*

I awake nameless

With no purpose

Caught in a world

That churns out

Stagnant visions

We are driven to conform

Just fit in

And suffer as required

In order

to confirm to others

We have paid our dues

Even when

We pay more

Because we are different

Again and Again

Without fail

and without credit

*

Stormy worry leaves dirty puddles to splash

I’m prepared in my boots and coat of years

How do we get past a day that’s been smashed?

One less patient may wallow in tears

Any colder and I would’ve died

They don’t focus on the person

Or look for strengths that hide

I say “Peace and Love”

They say

“You are not our type”

*

Since we were young

Strong

Not allowed pride

Years on years

Hoarding praise

They criticize

Then they challenge

Our intense kindness inside

I’m going to say

Don’t be so jealous

We’re on the same d@mn side!

No help for us all

That’s the real stinger

We achieve and struggle

You sit back

Point your finger

***

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Take Each Other’s Views into Perspective

We start out

Knowing moves

And learning more

How to live in peace

And fight off war

*

We should step into any space

And learn together

Make each place get so much better

So we can be so

Glad we met there

*

Connect and Understand

Share a vision of the land

And take each other’s views into perspective

*

Following grooves

Deep from the core

Then to keep peace

they barricade the door

*

We should step into any place

Turn the key together

Make each space that much better

And be aware we’re

Deep in debt here

*

Respect and Understand

Share a mission if it’s planned

And take each other’s views into perspective

*

Finding peace is like finding time

Try to shape the moment calmly

Don’t fight the dreams that arrive in our mind

Maintain composure

Stay future ready

Either calm or excited

Be sure and steady

*

Our engine won’t quit

Rumbles loud and reassuring

The story won’t fade

Kind and quiet yet enduring

*

As we start

Find what soothes

We don’t need more

Just to live in peace

No need to keep score

*

We should step into any day

And work together

In many ways get so much better

Try to remember

How we get there

*

Reflect and understand

Share our wishes when they’re grand

And take each other’s views into perspective

*

Finding peace is like finding time

Try to shape the moment calmly

Don’t fight dreams that arrive in our mind

Maintain the kindness

Be sure we’re ready

Either calm or excited

Be True & Steady

*

Our network won’t quit

Ideas loud and reassuring

Our story won’t fade

Kind yet wild and enduring

***

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I’m in a Far Away Place…

https://anchor.fm/mike-scott11/episodes/Im-in-a-Far-Away-Place-e173qup

I’m in a far away place

A stay away place

I never get to say

what I want to say

*

Left for dead

Because they’re over my head

Can’t even get a word in edgewise

*

The dreams that I chase

Are considered passé

Hey person out there can you listen?

What I’m missing in life is any advice

About how to overcome superstition

*

The mood I’m riding isn’t changing

The world refusing rearranging

The meaning in life comes to me

Here and gone

Time moves on

Through new stages

All ages are racing

Slow or fast through our ultimate moments

*

The truth I’m finding

Is blinding

I must get behind it

**

I’m in a far away place

Stay away place

Never get to finish what I’m saying

*

Left for dead

By things I could’ve said

By higher-up rules and

Worn-out lies

*

People are tense today

Positivity,

A better way

Hello out there can you listen?

What’s missing in life is

Care to suffice

and more Optimism in vision

*

Mood I’m hiding is enraging

World refusing kind engagement

Meaning in life comes to me

Here and now

This is how

Perspective gauges

Consciously we’re facing

Each second here

An ultimate moment

*

The truth I’m finding

Is grinding

But I don’t mind defining

What we need to survive

as kindness

**

I’m in a far away place

Stay away place

Why won’t they hear us out?

*

They act like it’s all been said before

Can’t say this

No time for that

Rules, way too hard core

We all have a story that matters

 *

I’m on a mission to

Buck the system

That won’t listen

Hurts people and

Leaves Justice in tatters

***

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Sunny Dreams

I am one with the sunshine

I won’t complain about the rain

Nighttime can be divine

Nice to go around

with the world again

*

I’m hot for my love

And on fire when it’s down to the wire

Fortunate the circuit’s made

Lights are brighter up higher

And still top grade

Even down in the shade

*

I am one with the current flow

Energy staying in pouring rain

Sun shows how we can grow

Nice to go a round with the world again

*

I’m hot for the love of my life

And on the go is all I know

Fortunate our work is paid

Though under tow still moves slow

Fast hours await

Past days that fade

*

I’m hot for you

My

True

Love

Like the sun heats up

In our sky above

*

When the dark and grey

Takes over the day

We are on task for the crops

And bask in the drops

*

When the night is stormy

And channeled like streams

We grasp tight to calm heights

And flow with our dreams

*

Then sunshine redeems

*

I am one with the fun times

I won’t complain about the pain

The timeline is just fine

Nice to go around with the world again

*

I’m hot for our love

And on fire as the sun gets up higher

Fortunate games we have played

No fight is dire while you inspire

In battles we wade

Got it made in the shade

*

Hot for you

My

True

Love

Like when the sun comes out

Can’t get enough

*

Any day

With no sun ray

Our mood will still not stop

No doubt to reach the top

And when the night is blinding

The moon’s resilience gleams

Without lights will be alright

Till it’s back to warm sun beams

Then more Sunny Dreams

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Relative Condition

Normal to

Think feel share

Of the universe aware

Everyone, everything

has a relative condition

*

Exist on our own

or in communion

and Connection

Potential to be greater than

Any being alone

*

Connect

Radiate more

Benefits

Once hidden shown

Petal

Leaf

Feeling

Thought

All alone

Not

All we’ve got

*

Unusual to

Speak how we care

Everyone so scared

Vulnerability

A relative condition

*

Exists on our own

Search for a union

Protection

Potential to be greater than

Anyone alone

*

Connect

Escalate more

Rights in life

If hidden shown

Settle

Grief

Feeling

Thought

Challenge known

Not

All we’ve got

*

All we have

Carry with us

On our back

And Every memory

Keep track

Of what’s buried beneath the surface

Keep it on the up and up

For Everyone and Everything

*

Open to the possibility of

Learning new ideas

If I don’t

I might die out

*

Hoping on the plausibility of

Sharing new ideas

If we don’t

They might die out

*

Human to

Think feel share

No Support is unfair

Everyone, everything

has a relative condition

*

Exist on our own

Or in fusion

and Connection

Potential to be greater than

Any being alone

*

Connect

Elevate more

Equity

Once hidden shown

Petal

Leaf

Feeling

Thought

All alone

Not

All we’ve got

***

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Unconditional Love

100% Serious about

Unconditional love

Not always easy to tell

If I say something off

Or rub the wrong way

Maybe the situation for me went to Hell

More often the case

Read it on my face

Caring more is not too good to be true

I wear my heart on my sleeve

And Hope you try to believe

Our intentions are good through and through

*

A road to Hell is paved with good intentions

The way to better times is about the follow through

The path to Peace transcends all dimensions

How we learn to love life is about good things we do

*

We can work to save grace

Make life feel alright

Help save this whole place

There’s nothing I’d rather do

**

100% Excited about Unconditional love

Not always easy to tell

If I shoot my mouth off

Don’t take it the wrong way

It’s not like I’m raising Hell

More often the case

If I seem out of place

My focus is not seen by you

I wear my heart on my sleeve

Some refuse to Believe

Intentions are good through and through

*

If the road to Hell is paved with good intentions

The Way to better times is about the follow through

The path to Peace transcends all dimensions

It’s how we learn to love life

And good things we do

*

100% Aiming for Unconditional Love

Not always

Easy to tell

If my focus is off

I’ll still find my way

Alone there is no Hope in Hell

***

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Optimism for Peace

Life surprises us all the time

What we expect

Might not be what it seems

*

Life’s disguises may fall  to the side

What we protect

Might be stronger machines

Beyond all our nightmares

A kind star gleams

*

Optimism for Peace

Should leave no question

A promise we develop

To answer our dreams

**

Life surprises us all the time

What we expect

Might be too discrete

*

My key advisor has long been denied

What you protect

Might be the leader of a team

Past those that are fair

An evil eye gleams

*

Stare right back

And Say what you mean

Stand up for your values

Like they’ve never been seen

*

Optimism for Peace

Should leave no question

A promise we develop

to answer our dreams

*

Can’t be scared of the nightmare

Keep pushing through

*

We should share ways to care

A better world for us too

*

Like declaring love not war

The best thing to do

If life’s not fair

I’ll care more

For me & all of you

**

Life surprises us all the time

What we expect

Might reflect on our screens

*

Future sunrises should never have to hide

What to protect

Might show in movie scenes

Beyond the unreal glare

A chance for us gleams

*

Optimism for Peace

Should leave no question

A promise we develop

Answers our dreams

Love

***

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Smart Love (My Heart and my Brain)

My heart and my brain

Compete for my soul

Watch smarts and emotion

Achieve for each goal

*

I’d like to think my plans

are driven by intelligence

But I can’t help to admit

My feelings’ great relevance

*

I love you dearly and we need to survive

What is the best way for us to stay alive?

*

My passion and my logic

Drive the life of my soul

Every wish and devotion

And every life goal

*

I’d like to think my plans

Are well thought out and fine-tuned

But I can’t help to admit

LOVE sends me over the moon

*

I think of you

Only you

Because you are my life

You make my life true

And forever we’re tight

*

We have a smart love

Practical and admiring

We have a wild love

Driven and fiery

*

Love of life thinks fast

If mad like a storm

Reach out for each other

Calm thoughts

Cool hot moods to warm

*

Kindness is a thoughtful lover

Think things out

Beyond doubt

And do what my heart tells me

That’s what smart love’s about

*

My heart and my brain

Compete for my soul

Watch smarts and emotion

Achieve every goal

*

I’d like to think my plans

are driven by intelligence

But I can’t help to admit

My feelings’ great relevance

*

I love you dearly

And we need to survive

We need love that thinks clearly

To keep us alive

***

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Tomorrow’s World

Under tomorrow’s world

Awaits all of our plans

Pinned to the future

Until we can stand

Sit or crawl

Get the weight off of our shoulders

If it rolls back fast

It will crush us like boulders

Walking now with a plan

We should all understand

Get a grip on life

Let’s all lend a hand

*

Build our goals till they wedge

the world toward wellness

Roll through time together

I should not have to sell this

Our vision of Atlas

Supports all the Earth

Each of our feelings

Carrying the same worth

And when we’re considerate of

All others

It lifts great pressure

that mistakenly smothers

*

Chip away at the truth

It’s right here before us

Try harder to get through

So no one ignores us

Try every time

just a little bit more

Minor details or major

Reach down to the core

If we all dig down

One shovel deeper

This extra-care gets us past

Hills that are steeper

*

We blindly climb

through another day’s hour

Reaching higher to find

Plenty and Power

Ignoring connection

Beneath the surface

Money is worshipped

Compassion seen worthless

This is not just a game

To roll laughing in the dirt

Those soaking in excess

should help ease the hurt

*

Incremental Help

*

Add it up

Every time

We make a kind caring effort

More and more things work out

Exercise of the best sort

Instead of rushing situations

to be the most self-serving

Take time to do our best for all

No case should be unnerving

Each person has feelings

and deserves the same chance

Make sure we give our most

Prepare with sharing plans

*

Not giving away my fortune

I don’t have one anyways

But I’m being nice to who I can

And encouraging better ways

Safety’s always first

and I’ll stand up to a bully

I’ll call people on what is wrong

and try to share

Fair friendship fully

*

I offer the same

Grace to supervisors

Be friendly, honest

and I despise wars

But I will declare

If their actions aren’t fair

“These rules we share!

Yet you act unaware?!”

Convention blocks personalities

If we stigmatize

Discrimination and gross hypocrisy

wreck people’s lives

*

So I take a stand

Again and again

The future I plan:

the same but less pain

All the weight is coming off

as we climb to the top

Spun back round to the bottom

And it will never stop

Until wellness is prime

And our best efforts achieve

Spreading unconditional kindness

And in a fair world we believe

***

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Dig the Mountain

I chip away at a mountain

Move rocks to make my life

Some of the stones I’m smashing

Have an edge as sharp as a knife

*

The world has an understanding

Break through to share the truth

We need empathy

Not trashing

Comforting words

Not piss and abuse

*

So competitive and insecure

Ignorance blocks off the mine

Treasure of the mountain

Hidden by selfish design

*

Misguided masses fuel the volcano

Won’t take kind offerings from our type

Workers, Freaks and Different souls

Thrown into hell

and told to believe the hype

Instead let’s make it right

*

On the mountain

Digging down

Streams and trees

Leaves on the ground

Drilling sound:

All we know

All we compete for

More than show

Feel and Explore more

Be honest

How we think and Live

Share efforts

Try to help and Give

Break oppressive surface

Barriers we find

We dig best together

Staying Caring and Kind

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Testing Fate

I’m Testing fate

Just by living

Taking chances

No one’s giving

*

Believe

Believe

If we don’t we die

*

Why can’t we believe

Or even try?

*

Rocking out

Being who we are

No one else

takes us as far

*

We only see

what we Learn to believe

Open our mind’s eye

Find new worlds to see

Logic to conceive

Integrity

Believe

*

I’m testing fate

Just by living

Making angles

Live and written

*

Believe

Believe

If I don’t I’ll die

Why can’t we believe

Or even try?

*

Rocking out

and Being me

As No one else can ever be

***

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Today We Ask for More (What do they have against it?)

Today we ask for more

Someone is up against it

Have mercy and show care

Tears are on the way

*

Fire fills the sky

Smoke makes the day turn grey

Now Joy for us arrives

when we breathe

Fresh clear air

*

Today we awake

And the world may seem fair:

The moment we engage with life

Peacefully aware

*

Today we ask for more

Now we’re up against it

Mercy shines as we care

Your smile lights up the room

*

Rain hits the window

Wind plays our favourite tune

Joy we always know

as we hear

Sounds to share

*

Music in our groove

Makes the world so fair:

The moment harmony starts to glow

Intense and aware

*

Grey sky boiling

And we ask for more

Let’s give all we’ve got

*

For life to be fair and to enjoy more

We have to stir the pot

Richest flavours must come through

Mixed together cold or hot

There’s nothing

Love can’t do

To get us through this spot

*

Build a shelter

Mercy feeds

Combine efforts for basic needs

Love

*

Today we ask for more

What do they have against it?

Mercy shows how to care

A Voice for every day

*

Lightening bridges a gap

Thunder echoes words we say

Joy to be given back

As we speak

Plans for care

*

Maybe turned away

Life’s not always fair

The moment we crash

Get back on track

Calmly more aware

***

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Functioning Paradox

I stare into space

Think of

Everyone

Everything

Everywhere

I pray we come together in a

Functioning paradox

of all inclusive love and care

All goals met

Totally aware

People may think I’m crazy

Stark-raving mad

With a closer look

Most Ideas I share

Aren’t even half bad

Aiming for harmony

*

Before and after

Power surges

Focus flashes

Madness merges

*

It may not make sense

Except through my eyes

Trying to explain

Not always advised

*

No trouble at all

Except for the fall

Intense moments call

I’m still on the ball

Fast in the stream

*

I’m mad when time opens

And forgets the dream

*

Before and after

Resource splurges

Conscious crushes

Truth emerges

*

Quite plain common sense

Except through your eyes

I try to explain

You think it’s pure lies

*

No trouble at all

Except for the fall

Intense moments call

Tales told are not tall

Fast in the stream

I’m mad if coping

is

Sabotaged by my team

*

I stare into space and

Think of

Everyone

Everything

Everywhere

I push to come together in a

Functioning paradox

A co-operative economy

that cares

All goals met

Totally aware

People may think I’m crazy

But dreams are iron-clad

With a closer look

Ideas shared

Are not at all mad

Aiming for harmony

*

Before and after

Darkest dirges

Nervous laughter

Natural urges

*

It may not make sense

Except through our eyes

Trying to explain

Under grey boiling skies

*

No trouble at all

Except for the fall

Intense moments call

We won’t hit the wall

Fast in the stream

*

I’m mad when time opens

And forgets the dream

***

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Take a Breath

Take a breath

Crisp and Fresh

As we gasp for the best

Our heads above water

Crashing waves just a test

*

Blood couldn’t get any hotter

The coursing rapids I fought off

The world issues

It’s enough of

To you: My absolute best and

I Won’t be caught off guard

as I Work hard

For the moment

*

Take a breath

Cool and Calm

As we work all day long

Our dreams under water

Crashing waves in our song

*

Passion for Life couldn’t get any hotter

The rushing rapids I fought off

The world issues

It’s enough of

To you: My absolute best

and I Won’t be caught off guard

as I Work hard

For the moment

*

Presence of time

Our moment is here

Wash away fear

When our precious time

Comes flowing down sheer

Be very clear

Of energy near

Find high-gear

Our moment is here

Take all the time you need

*

It’s the moment

That does it

It’s all that we’ve got

It’s the moment

That makes it

Gives us our shot

*

Our shot

At the top of the day

The edge of the night

The game that we play

Our grip on life

*

It’s the moment

Between us

It’s all that we’ve got

It’s the moment

We get through

That

Will never stop

*

Our shot to breathe free

It is in the moment

Hold onto feel Peace

like you always have known it

*

Take a breath

Full with depth

As we chase down the best

Search the desert for water

Opened sky give us rest

*

The day couldn’t get any hotter

The muddy rapids I fought off

The world issues

It’s enough of

To you: My absolute best and

I won’t be caught off guard

As I work hard

For the moment

***

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Back Progress with Better Days

Now I test my better judgement

and Walk the line for what is best

I can’t believe the time and money spent

How can we include and protect the rest?

*

Days to follow

Total Success

Saved a life

and Shared good focus

A way of life

We back our progress

With better days

I hope you know this

*

Now I confess my lack of judgement

Still walk the line for what is best

You can’t believe it when you hit the pavement

There’s no escape

Did you expect to rest?

*

Days to follow

Total Success

Save a life

and Share good focus

A way of life

We back our progress

With better days

And things we spoke of

*

You listen and see

But you can’t quite process

Your vision is key

Your judgement

by no means bogus

Focus hard core

On this very next chore

Kick assumption out the door

Won’t hear any more

Life is one thing

We must make the most of

So We must bring the most love

Focus on peace

Something to boast of

*

Spread the word

It must be heard

Show the sight

Bring it to light

*

Many need help

It just takes caring

Reserve our judgement

Be more aware and

Take a sure step

To more sure details

Don’t just guess

Illusion prevails

Wake up to truth

*

Many need help

We can’t ignore

Work to care more

*

Who can pass a better judgement?

We walk the line for what we think is best

What we believe

Heaven-sent may be Hell-bent

How can we ignore and exclude the rest?

*

Days to follow

Total Success

Save a life

and Share good focus

A way of life

We back our progress

With better days

I hope to show this

***

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Our Connection is Rocked

Feel so connected to time

that I can share my vision

An opening in the sky

and I devote my life

to the proceedings of a day

Chores, changes and challenges

I’m pulled away from my soul

And our connection is rocked

to leave the future behind

Must be out of my mind

Getting right back to it

and Making good time

*

Feel so connected to time

that I made my decision

I open my mind’s eye

and I devote my life

to find good feelings in a day

Store more in stages and balances

I’m pulled deep into soul

And our connection is rocked

to leave the detour behind

Get it out of my mind

Get right back to life

and Make some good time

*

We’re electric in our soul

Good life our only goal

Good times last as long

As the sky where they unfold

Some say feelings don’t matter

I hate that idle chatter

Feelings matter most

Greed or peace

I’ll take the latter

Only way to be fine

Is to find that peace of mind

Makes me

feel

so connected to Time

*

Feel so connected to time

With peace and love as a mission

Open arms low and stretch up high

and I devote my life

to inspired greetings of the day

More sharing of advantages

to pull hard on each soul

And our connection is rocked

to leave the feature behind

No greed in our mind

Give right back to life

and Make good time

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Dig in, Be Kind as a Rule

Before and After

and Follow through

Morning

Night

and Afternoon

*

Climb up high

and then get low

Steady on a line

The way to go

*

Balance a good mood

Find Peace

Productivity

Let no bad vibe intrude

At least maintain objectivity

*

Heat of the sun

Moon more cool

Rain

Wind

Ice

Dig in, Be kind as a rule

*

Breaking moments like hard toffee

Crunching joys

Geared down low

Favourite times like morning coffee

Or after work

and settled at home

All the stress endured

Like a messenger

We’re on the top of the day now

All other challenges can just wait

We’re getting ahead

We can’t be late~

*

Pure hard core laughter

and Care for you

Morning

Night

and Afternoon

*

Sun’s up high

Clouds are low

Steady on the line

All we need to know

*

Challenge the deep blue

Find Peace

Energy

Time carries on, True

The best we get, absolutely

*

Heat of the sun

Moon more cool

Rain

Wind

Ice

Dig in, Be kind as a rule

*

Yesterday makes it all up to me

Bunch of joys

Far beyond sorrow

Favourite times are what we all need

Steady work

and a safe stable home

For the best future

of Gratitude, Be sure

And make all of your kindness be known

*

Making progress like pouring honey

Soothing joys

Geared down low

Favourite times are clear and sunny

Play and Work

A place to call home

When a stress is cured

We can all be happier

Find the top of the day now

With all are challenges up to date

We’re getting ahead

We won’t be late

This is our fate

*

Everything you’re after

It’s all up to you

Our calm and strength

Will get us through

*

Moments high

And moments low

Steady on the line

Any way we go

*

Enhance a good mood

Find Peace

Connection

No good soul exclude

Share our protection

*

Heat of the sun

Moon so cool

Rain

Wind

Ice

Dig in, Be kind as a rule

***

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Bell Tolls Summertime Goals

Soft petals shape a kind bell that tolls

Beckoning bees, butterflies and our best summertime goals

Free in the air

Protected by science

Flourishing dreams and a loving alliance

Between friends and families

from far and wide

Difference and barriers set to the side

We jump into tomorrow…

*

Well maybe we’re not there

Not quite yet

Curl up in the morning

Dew still is wet

But Us creatures can surface

And find a way up

The bell of weary life

upside-down becomes a drinking cup

If we reach up higher

Take care to stay safe

Prickly branches of today

won’t weaken us or chafe

*

In mind I keep record

My soul opens up

In school we need a lesson

About nettles corrupt

Flowers dazzle distinguished

Not all divine

I’ve learned at the base

Where all stems combine

Weed out invasive

Plants unfair in cahoots

Save the wild flowers

Help life grow from their roots

***

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Life is Loud like a Bright Cloud, Thunder Calls Our Name

Caught up in the times

Or being dragged along

Jumping overboard

Swimming to be strong

If we can’t fly like birds

Or if the fall’s too long

I get back to the days I’ve got

And Cool waves move along

*

Water down worries

Hang on to our highs

Help ease people’s pain today

Through all life’s changing skies

*

Clouds drip down summer rain

Try to soothe a lightening flame

Thru electric haze

Thunder calls our name

*

Rolling with our times

Just try to get along

Thrown overboard

Leading with a song

No one hears the words

Or they think they’re wrong

Get back to my train of thought

Help the rhythm move along

*

Water now

Hurry please

Hang on to our high’s

Help ease people’s pain today

Through all life’s changing skies

*

Clouds pour down once again

Try to drench lightening flame

Most potential to hit ground

Crashing stormy days

Electric haze

And we live the same

Life is loud like a bright cloud

Thunder calls our name

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Good Intention, Follow Through

Love to share stories

Crystal clear

Jury’s out on the cover

But reading’s good

Followed the crowd

Not who I should

Sounds sad

Today’s good

Framed by time

Aim to be kind

Find peace of mind

Like we should

*

Matter of circumstance

Comprehension

Without explanation

High tension

Good intention

Follow through

*

Truth in a story

Fighting fear

Felt like a jilted lover

Not feeling good

Won’t call out loud

Maybe I should

Sounds bad

Heals good

Just in time

It’s on your mind

Let’s all be kind

Till it’s good

*

Matter of life and chance

Comprehension

Without hesitation

High tension

Potent elation

Follow through

*

Love to share

Every story

Details true

Social pressure

Cosmic stew

All you’re after

Missteps and laughter

Love we need

Strong and free

In every chapter

Climb in the rafters

Holding up time

Boldly kind

This is good

To cross no line

and know we’re kind

I’m sorry

If I turn my back on time

*

Love to share stories now and here

Worry gone for each other

Mostly feeling good

Swallow what’s proud

I knew we could

Sounds mad

Feels good

Blameless time

Each, one of a kind

All in our mind

It’s understood

*

Matter of one more glance

Comprehension

Without dissipation

Worth mention

Good intention

Follow through

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Words Could Be a Beacon (Peace and Love Our Only Purpose)

I am rooted here

There’s no other place for me

I yearn to share ideas

Learn how to set them free

I wait for the loving wind

To pull dreams from my brain

Share good thoughts I cherish

that help to stop the pain

*

My days don’t seem too long

but I still learn so much

If I could write a song

It should help us be in touch

It would start with vital energy

And feelings from deep inside

It would confirm all the light we see

And from darkness never hide

*

From much higher above

My soul is diving down

I refresh in inspired love

And crave a break-thru sound

Splash on to the scene

Our wishes would be a wave

Always kind and never mean

With many lives to save

*

Words could be a beacon

To guide folks past rough troubles

Wind will never weaken

Tide soaks with just soft bubbles

Rock we protect

Depths come to the surface

Fear we reject

Peace and Love our only purpose

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Waves (Power of a Star)

Waves you’re sending me

Float like sunlit clouds

Pitch black night is hidden by your

Candlelight so proud

I reach out to hold the flame

Kind, friendly and dream-enhancing

I’m beseeched to join the waves

Time-mending and fire dancing

Flowing moves

Glowing grooves

Power of a star

*

Waves I’m sending you

Seen as unfit by crowds

Rich life sights are contrast to my

Daily fights and doubts

I reach out to hold the days

Wild, blending and future-glancing

I’ve preached that kindness saves

Rhyme lending and cure advancing

Peace improves

Good love soothes

Power of a star

**

Stretching across our horizon

Waves of energy churn

Painted dream

All eyes are on

Through haze

Life grows clear as they burn

Vision plays in soft clouds

Lake carries us on its back

Spirit holds mountains

The sky’s long

Trees

Proud in a crowd

Won’t look back

Rising

Power

of a star

**

Waves we send out

Pound down like top hit songs

It’s light I’m driven by

In your Courage and right from wrong

I reach out to shout and proclaim

Mind caring and Nature-romancing

I’m pleased when true love saves

Time pending on new trends chancing

Flowing moves

Glowing grooves

Power of a star

***

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Oh Canada.

Your soul reaches out to me

Pierces with sultry vision

Your smoky summer sky

Twisting pride of centuries

In furious and vaulting tension

Sacrificed in a tinderbox

Fierce tears of

Silenced smoke that seethe

And pool in your sacred basin

Nothing I say will be enough

How can I bring you comfort?

*


Disintegrated feelings between

Respect and communication

Water should meet mind’s eye

Dousing dry responsibility

of obscure passing mention

Hypnotizing neglect of loss

Sheer crease in

Paper-horizon agrees

Fuel in hazy lazy writing

Nothing I say will be enough

How can I please you?

*

I love our world

and our sun

and our Canada

Can we share

All our care

Can we work and plan it out?

Can we be friends?

Common sense

Love can span the sky

No in between

In this scene

Those above must

Do more than try

It is our Earth

and our sun

and our Canada

Free the land

and the sky

Only for Peace and Love

We must stand on guard

*

Your soul reaches down to me

Inspires me in my mission

Until the day I die

Shimmering shapes of histor

show no care or apprehension

Ravishing fire of lightning shock

Frees fear with

Ravaging rage of the breeze

News is charged and biting

I say too much

How do I heal and hold your beauty?

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Invest Only in Peace and Love Dealings

***

What do I see

As I step out my front door

Grateful?

Nature reaching heights in beauty

That don’t come easy

Always

In some ways

We are spoiled like kids

Brilliant rewards but bitter battles

Starting low at the ground

Brave in the system

Each day we enjoy

And suffer

Only Peace and Love matters

**

What do I see

As I step into the world

Fateful?

Nature teaching rights in duty

That don’t come easy

Always

Surely, we are loyal to this

Resilient species

Even a natural rival

Hard to see like the wind

Built in the system

Each day fight or flight

We’re tougher

As for Peace and Love I fall

**

What do I see

As I step into the future

Labeled?

Nature preaching insight so moody

It won’t flow easy

Always

To understand we toil in fits

In millions of mirrors

Images of a martyr

Stand alone or are found

We are the system

Each day perception

Our buffer

Feeling makes Peace and Love smarter

**

What do I see

And What is the truth?

Because looks can be deceiving

*

What I hear

Is water lapping

against the shore

at the side of a lake

and it soothes

 *

Spirits embraced

Are not seen or known

We wander down

Truth isn’t shown

The enchanting sound

Is a flag that’s flown

Unfairly

**

All I see

Is driven by need

Energy flowing to or from it

 *

What we need

Is what we’re tapping

Feet on the ground

Won’t hide a mistake

That we choose

 *

Spirits displaced

That aren’t seen or known

Let’s clamber down

For truth to be shown

Admit and reach out

Specifically those

Unsparing

**

What do I see

As I live my life today

Grateful?

Nature reaching heights in beauty

That don’t come easy

Always

In some ways

Life is royal and rich

Filling finances and freezing feelings

Shunning those fallen down

Forgot by the system

Each day we enjoy

And suffer

Invest only in Peace and Love dealings

***

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Include Everyone (Sunshine After a Very Wicked Storm)

Never know the name of the game

Or the social norm

until I’m playing again

Oh the pain!

Life is like sunshine after a

Very wicked storm

or a picnic in the rain

How I’m praying

*

Include Everyone

Have some fun

Bring it on

Don’t forget the storm

When it’s gone

Bring it on

Ride again

**

Never mind the mess

Are you impressed

By the social storm?

Help yourself

Just say when

I’m all in

Whatever you want

Let your

Welcome be well-worn

Permanent fixtures are blessed

In the end

*

Include Everyone

Have some fun

Bring it on

Welcome’s warm

Threads we don

Bring it on

Comfort’s best

**

Welcome sounds of the Earth breathing

The sky sighs as the storm is leaving

The air is fresh with renewed energy

Day glistens

Life launches from trees

Sparkling fresh

Each creature

Wakes up bright from dreaming

Birds Twitter

Bees achieving

Frog announces peace for now

Then a collective “Wow!”

**

Never be the one without sun

Try to be socially warm

And have good fun

And get work done

Life can be chaotic like a

Very wicked storm

or a good reason to run

Or having none

*

Include Everyone

Make some fun

Bring it on

Don’t forget the storm

But when it’s gone

Get it on

Till you’re done

***

Do it again

Bring it on

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Embrace the Place Where Shadows Stay

***

Parades like a peacock

Around social circles

Inside he hides humility

That won’t show in his purpose

*

Fading fast in heavy grass

Head down as the tale perks up

His pride won’t die, he has ability

Because of love in surplus

*

Nothing done wrong

Life like a song

Just Peace and Love he worships

**

Obeys the hand he got

Ignores social knock-offs

Aim to prove all he sees

Their bluff to him: a lost cause

*

She rakes in wins as he begins

But they make him nervous

Her cry inside no others see

Because no tears will turn up

*

No fallen rain

A hidden pain

No truth can be as pure as

**

Amazing claim he makes now

Desperate to connect

Stakes a life on dreams

At least ones he can protect

*

Lends his ears to love he hears

Music and folk he respects

Strength resides in bends and slides

Quick-picking flies how he reflects

*

A web she weaves

He never leaves

His soul she resurrects

**

Sustains breath in his sprit

and prays no one objects

Here, there and everywhere

Simple jealousy upsets

*

Each day-to-day he lives and pays

Experience he can’t forget

Skeptics unfairly stop and stare

What they don’t get, they reject

*

View of the sun

We each have one

The image that projects

**

Home is where the heart is

Everywhere we go

But if our heart is hidden

Home we may never know

*

She was treated wrong

All day long

When she reached out

They turned away

*

Rules of fools

Didn’t allow

True words she would say

*

So her heart

Was hidden away

and her shadow came to play

**

Chastised like a spider

At home an outsider

Inside she hides humility

That’s what they’ve denied her

*

All she tried they’ve defied

They aren’t the ones to guide her

Her pride won’t die

Peacefully

She needs a web that’s wider

*

Create a norm

Instate a storm

Include each and every rider

**

Invading as a glider

Social justice-minded

Applied fine agility

To find a spot beside her

*

Caring wide for those he spied

Sharing words that wouldn’t chide her

In moments they had solidarity

But our system is the great divider

*

No human bond

Or care beyond

The majority decider

**

Rain could still immerse us

In our social circles

Lives with more tranquility

Trapped beneath the surface

*

The pain’s the same as curses

Unspoken words or verses

Public codes of civility

Stigma will never nurse us

*

Feeling unsaid

Love left for dead

While the richest fill their purses

**

A bright bird becomes demure

Larger-than-life tourist

Why project misery?

Their caring is the surest

*

The purest words are rarely heard

From social usurpers

Power lies with such hostility

Our culture kills or cures us

*

We need magic

That isn’t tragic

Kindness that conjures us

**

Kind is a heart making good

Anywhere it goes

But if a heart is hidden

Hope may never show

*

He was treated wrong

All day long

When he reached out

They made him pay

*

Fuelled by rules

They sat and frowned

True words they wouldn’t say

*

So their hearts

hid away

and his shadow came to play

**

Day fades far behind trees

Beyond social safety

In night they fight fragility

Boundary in dreams

*

Goals of peace just won’t cease

Labeled disordered or diseased

Kindness treated as disability

Blind system is a beast

*

No caring voice

Or sharing joys

Blood-thirsty rich do as they please

**

Moon peaks past tired trees

Mirrors social deep-freeze

Awake always in fear’s proximity

Tears shine and can’t appease

*

Lone star greets, Our eye meets

Adheres to day’s defeats

Strive to stifle anxiety

Vision with no light cheats

*

Save grace

To change this place

Fierce Hope never retreats

**

Sunrise with acute focus

Today still seems dangerous

No social responsibility

Politician rich and famous

*

Those we chose no one opposes

Approach a door and it closes

Attack a lack of accountability

So clear no one chose this

*

Pride past dollars

Lifelong scholars

Stigma in control imposes

**

Disgrace that is ludicrous

Unfairly overtaken indigenous

Allies denied connectivity

Kind people treated heinous

*

Striking poses and We know this

Few between truly show this

Pray, don’t say “futility”

Optimism thrives like roses

*

Ever-fertile Earth

Cultural rebirth

Sun and moon that tows us

**

Home is where the heart is

Everywhere we go

If our hearts are hidden

Home we never know

*

People treated wrong

For so long

Try to reach out

But get turned away

*

Rules uncool

Not allowing

True words we have to say

*

So our hearts

Get hidden away

Embrace the place where shadows stay

***

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Digging Out the Bottom of a Well

You have no idea

But how could you tell?

Hard to see

the ingenuity

I’m digging out the bottom of a well

*

Shovels and pitchforks

You can hunt me down

I’ll be right here if you take a look

*

But you probably won’t see

Past the distance

Just me

Water’s rising

And it’s darker than all Hell

**

I had no idea

But how could I tell?

Hard to see

through the mystery

I’m digging out the bottom of a well

*

Visions and voices

As water rushes

You’ll understand if you send down the bucket

*

But you might not see

Past mistake and misery

The water’s for you

Since today’s hotter than all Hell

**

I never thought life would get to this

Me explaining

why I’m digging

*

Only drink on some days

I hope the new well pays

There’s rain

but the drought is not a figment

*

Converging streams

Beneath the clay

Raging rapids hidden away

So I dig faster

till a higher level stays

**

Many thought I’d never surface

Buried me deep

That’s why I’m digging

*

For me drinking’s OK

But I’d like the chance to bathe

There’s trickles

But the flow is insignificant

*

Emerging clean

Was always pure

Rising rivers are for sure

So I hold my breath

Till a cleansing current cures

**

We had no idea

But how could we tell

Hard to see

The sanity

When I’m digging out the bottom of a well

*

Shovels and pitchforks

I’m getting way down

I’ll be right here if you take a look

*

I hope you will see

Past the distance

Just me

My eye’s shining

As metal sparks on rock in our Hell

**

I have an idea

That I’d like to tell

Plain to see

Our chemistry

As I dug out the bottom of the well

*

Vision and voices

Our love gushes

We understand and fill our hearts

Not just our cup

*

And now you can see

Past mistake and misery

The water’s clean

and Sparks of light

Get us thru all Hell

***

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Making Today’s Adventures OK

*

You can brighten my day

By saying my name

Playing my game

In these new adventures

*

You can lighten the way

Finding new fame

Grinding the shame

and then just dispense with

All false pretences

Stop raising the bar

For those down so far

Or kept out by fences

Or schools too expensive

*

I can brighten the day

If you do the same

True love won’t be tamed

In our grand adventures

*

We can light up the way

Forgetting the blame

Protecting the flame

and then get intense with

Our uncommon senses

Not chasing a star

We are who we are

Every last one of us

**

This is our chance to make it

Life happens just once

Let’s engage it

*

Embrace love and faith

Let’s do this together

Just need to keep pace

Lend a hand to forever

Help save this place

No matter what happens

Life is a promise

Not meant to be broken

Don’t break it

Let’s make it

**

Let’s brighten today

By taking new aim

Staking a claim

Our new adventures

*

Let’s light the way

With a flash and a frame

Be so glad we came

and not apprehensive

A dream comprehensive

Like an amazing car

With the door ajar

Climb in and commence with

Love that’s extensive

It makes today

OK

***

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Common Rarities

So common are the bright colours of life

We don’t even notice their bold beauty

Perched on years as if we can’t fly high

Looking precarious as if it’s our duty

Standing out to show off our difference

Vulnerable to seem too bright

To the sky we may lift up our plans

As the Earth crawls through the night

*

So common are the fine workers of Earth

They don’t even notice our dedication

Squirming for years as if we don’t have a worth

Looking ahead with no hesitation

Fitting in despite all our difference

Vulnerable to be in the light

To the sky we may lift up our plans

And for dreams we patiently fight

*

So rare to get a word in edgewise

Or share a story of what we’re about

Diverse wellness is certainly the best prize

Include health, peace and love without doubt

Together we climb up to new heights

Or dig energy of Earth below

Guided by sure stars and cool nights

A sun ray is free and with calm care we grow

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No Kind Soul Should Feel Out of Place

From dark to light

I wriggle and writhe

I dig through the earth

To reach up to the skies

With darkness we close

up for the night

Warmth within grows

and dreams hold us tight

Tulips open again

with morning grace

Designed for beauty

Each colour and face

No kind soul should feel out of place

*

From Spring to Fall

I creep and crawl

I fly for my life

My big world seems small

With winter we hide

Climb or hit the wall

Back to the Earth

Fresh wings will haul

Sunlight shines again

With eternal grace

Designed to reach

Every corner and space

No kind soul should feel out of place

*

Soul comes from drive

To be alive

To share and thrive

For Love we strive

*

We must live life together

Care more and save face

Don’t squish our boots

on beauty and kindness

*

With grace we share

All of the Earth

We must leave extra space

For those that have fallen behind us

So that the sky can find us

*

Clear as day and night

What’s wrong and right

We share the earth

We share your light

With bias we choose

Reasons to fight

No resources to lose

So keep kindness in sight

Good sense comes round again

Our human grace

Designed to survive

With wellness keep pace

No kind soul should feel out of place

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Phantom Birds of Prey

***

Join the phantom

For seconds

Caught in our tracks

Anoint the shy moon

That flickers

Wake up

sleeping facts

Both Mystic and Mundane

See the

Distant morning glow

Promises blue

Then escapes

Taking all that we know

Magic wanes

Curves out of sight

Cloudy moment

Takes

The last Dream of night 

*

Join birds of prey

High above

Sailing over the day

Rise to the hunting sun

That hovers

Saves us

Diving for prey

Both Nurturing and Vital

Seize the

Blue forever

Gives us every

Last minute

Then takes all hours together

Magic stays

On fire through time

Perfect sphere

Carves

All corners of our Mind

*

Join the phantom?

Bird of prey?

Stay true to the dream

At the points of our talons

Take the pain away

Everyday

With immaculate balance

*

Join the phantom

Birds of prey

We are all

Living the dream

Rise to the challenge

Work hard and pay

Everyday

Gaping mouths at our talons

*

Join the calm dream

Taking over

Peace of mind begins

The choice to persevere

Pervading

Discover strengths within

Both Physical and Mental

See the flame inside as pure

Promises true

And Profound

The moment is

Now for sure

Magic stays

As the candle burns

Lights up all our dreams

and all Life’s

Twists and Turns

*

Join the phantom

Birds of prey

We should all

Dare to dream

Spot truth in just one glance 

For wishes to stay

Everyday

Sun and moon keep our balance

+

Join the phantom

Birds of prey

Flying high

Above the Earth

Imagine days as dreams enhance

Like words we say

Everyday

With vision we find balance

***

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The Day Holds My Hand

***

Waking up in the morning

and the day takes my hand

No rushing

Just calm

A friend with things planned

Put on stay-at-home clothes

some casual sandals

Follow steep stairs holding

the railing’s smooth handles

Everyday routine

pulls me into the yard

The sun still seems shy

and Clouds stay on guard

*

Beyond dewy branches

Her vision loyally glows

Looking through me and to me

with everything that she knows

I did not once forget her sight

As I entered the night

And if clouds should stay

She will be bright anyway

She is not shy of me

She just always is free

and That’s the way it should be

Happily

*

Ferocious like an alarm clock

Yet friendly as hot coffee

The day takes firm hold of me

Dark hues of fine brews wafting

I pour two full cups

put creamer in one

Open curtains and blinds

Then soothed by the sun

The kind day reels me in

A fine way to begin

Now find a way to win

So I share a grin

*

Breakfast is essential

Most important meal of the day

and This day has potential

In more words than I can say

With good mood and food

We graciously fill

There’s flowers on the table

By the window sill

I see them still

When I do the dishes

(As in daily wishes)

and Stand on guard

With no holds barred

This day I bet

will surely get

far more delicious still

*

Huge challenge or small chore

Before we can enjoy these days

Find the right frame of mind

To get through

Absolutely any phase

The bitter fight we face

Can fade if we attain our needs

These times we’re given Hope

In care and strength

A good day exceeds

With her voice

Our patience leads

*

The kitchen is clean

As it has ever been

Lint off kid’s jeans I preen

Fill the washing machine

Now the laundry is on

and recycling gone

I work on my chores

As the vacuum roars

(Now cats scramble hard core

across a newly swept floor)

Home I pick up and tidy

My time more than biding

*

Though for hours

Our faces hiding

Accomplishments are

Now presiding

What we completed

in the morning

Arrives with kindness and fair warning

Now we approach a fine midday

Major projects underway

Look for new work

Paint a room

Build our future

Nearly noon

Hope is for sure

Like a favourite tune!

*

Electric lunchtime

with my stereo blaring

On inspiration

Music never sparing

In a mood for

Rhythmic heights I crave

and Tasty leftovers

Nuked in the microwave

Elevated by sounds

Can’t get any hotter

Sun pounds the table

I drink ice water

Day’s warm shiny melody

Fell on me and I caught her

*

Stress release

Savouring

Heated words of a song

Now a tasty guitar break

How can that be wrong?

Strum along

Play the lead

Acoustic

all I need

My world listens to me

And her motions I read

Now she tells me

“Time to get back to work”

I bow to her

Logic pure

The groovy lunch was a perk

And I am no jerk

*

More than song choice to be made

in this early afternoon

Do I polish off nuisance chores

As our morning-coat is strewn?

Or challenge the stars

To impact the Earth?

Day still guides my hand

Her world and sky

All it’s worth

Together we make accurate estimations

and Set our sights on immaculate destinations

*

That very moment

We went to go for a walk

The skies opened up

Hard rain started to rock

Our guessed destiny

turned out stationary

Crank the tunes back up

In a sophisticated library

Work on Art and Science

Effort never stops

When the music’s over

Listen to rapid rain drops

A sound nothing tops

*

Yesterday’s season

Similar to today

but still keeps changing

as we make our way

While sun lights up life

Trees show us the path

Like buildings to sidewalks

These guides do our math

Natural structures frame our choice

To get through we need

Vision and Voice to share our world

and we need to agree

and with

New

Moments

Rejoice

*

Enduring pain

More than before

The day at work

We can’t ignore

These days are here now

NOT evermore

Make a stand

With a faithful plan

*

So we reach for the dollar

No matter what we do

We always have a wall here

That we have to break through

The anguish and injury

Seems so unfair

Is anyone aware?

*

Society that holds others back

Must be kept in check

While we get life on track

with the world that we elect

Help the Days to care

So life can be repaired

As we all learn to share

And to be more aware

Disparity is a fact

Let opposites attract!

*

Hold on to what we love

Push forward with our grace

And for what we need and lack

Work hard to make a case

and Everyone should save face

Make a pact for this place

Like

Make sure we can ALL keep pace…

*

Returning from our walk

We meander back home

We talk cheerfully

I recite music in a poem

Invigorated now

We let go of hands

As the door opens

We hold on to romance

Anticipating

Children waiting

We all care for constant needs

with no debating

Or overrating

We make a meal that feeds

and So the day proceeds

We take each other’s leads

Everyone Does Good Deeds!

*

A parade to the food dish

Children and chickens first in line

Hamsters and guinea pigs

From the kitchen they fine dine

A dash to the bowl

For the cats and dogs

Drop more food off for

Goldfish and dwarf frogs

Then the tough teens are hungry again

Nothing can stop the daily feed train

For life we sustain

I can’t complain!

*

Dinnertime and

We Live to Eat well

We have what we need here

and Stories to tell

The struggle is real

Splurge on nice meals

a Healthy choice today

Comfort food helps us heal

With a “Cheers” to be kind

Remind and Unwind us

The days grace and peace

Sometimes will find us

If not too demanding

Simply outstanding

*

Time to spare

Seems unlikely

Yet with care

We are mighty

Watch TV or do some writing

Still some chores may seem inviting

A brand new puzzle or best game

Raise our spirits if it’s just the same

I’ll say goodnight to the day’s last fame

And greet dark skies

The stars lay claim

Still in my heart always

Is the day’s

Eternal

Amazing

Flame

*

Meals are done

like the day

Setting sun

down to lay

Night won’t shun

Words I say

So for fun

On our way

Poem run

Last sun ray

and As one

Work and play

Peace is won

We all pray

Carry a tonne

and We pay

Now at last

Rest we may

Tomorrow

Will be

More than Okay

Another

Stunning

Day

*

All

The

Way

*

The day holds my hand

***

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Everything You Do

Everything you do

Is too good to be true

But then suddenly you do

Something so brand new

Now I’ll always believe in you

*

Everything you do and say

Makes me feel so good today

and suddenly you do

Something so brand new

*

Feels so right

It’s happening fast

We feel so tight

True love will

Always

Last

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Cosmic Conveyor

Forget all

We can

& Learn from the moment

What does it tell?

So much

We carry

to this time

Guided by memory, perception

& Focus

We’re pushed by the past

Thrust into the present

& pulled by the future

One point in a cosmic conveyor

Still fresh

As we decide to savour the moment

Now

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Looking Up, Holding On

We all have to look up to someone

something

Most of us look to many

Tall trees stand for years and years

In these months some shed their

leaves

cones

and into the ground

piles of yellow and orange

Forgotten fruits of summer

become brown

black

and sink

Into the day

water glistening

*

We all have to look up to someone

To dream

At times there isn’t any

Society leaves us in tears and tears

In these times some live their

Fears

Unknowns

and into the night

Thrown to darkness and cold

Fall in the fight and suffer

Become numb

Die

Or reach

Ways to be saved by

Someone listening

*

We all look up to someone

something

Most of us look to many

Tall trees stand for years and years

Winter months choose their

branches

bend, break

and into the snow

Piles of dull blue and white

Nesting birds will recover

Creatures bright

Rise

And Fly

Up towards the sun

To treetops returning

*

Holding on

Life gives us a chance

Life appears different

Birds rise

colours dance

*

In days and seasons

Green leaves turn gold and spin

Bird’s eye view changes

New seasons begin

*

Holding on

Life is our chance

Life appears different

A bird turns

on a branch

Find ways and reasons

To understand

*

Just take a glance

Nature’s romance

Leaves fall down

Colours enhance

All year long

some stay green

Beauty remains

in all that is seen

*

Life is our chance

Life appears different

Dreams dance on a branch

Nature’s voice is insistent

Time stays bright above all

Forever birds call

*

My true love reflects the trees in her eyes

As long as I’ve known

These dazzling skies

Chitter chatter flocks around me

I Look in those eyes

Peace and love talk to me

As I take to the skies

*

We all look up to someone

something

Most of us look to many

Tall trees stand for years and years

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Shared Vision

Rise

through the haze

was dreaming

Cloudy days

I can clearly see

the page that needs reading

Search the lines

Find designs

Calm consideration for life is inspiring

*

Learn

Forever

in a moment

Strong endeavor

Words are potent

Think it clever

To share visions with others and be kind

*

Sail

through the blue

best breathing

Deep truth

I can clearly see

a line of news that needs reading

Search the skies

Find what lies

Calm consideration of life is defining

*

Learn

Forever

in a moment

Long endeavor

Minutes potent

Think to never

Share sad visions with others in absent mind

*

Dive

through the night

sun leaving

Out of sight

I can clearly see

Rights no one has been reading

Search my eyes

Find no surprise

Calm consideration of life is not hiding

*

Learn

Forever

in a moment

Wrong endeavor

Cynics potent

Let’s share visions with others only for peace of mind

*

Visions seen in fragments

until imagination and the world we know

Connect

*

With the help of language and

Good communication and the world we know

Connects

*

Seeing thru our own eyes

Learn

Forever

in a moment

One endeavor

Love is potent

When we share vision with others to be kind

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A World in Waiting

For a world in waiting

She holds the spotlight

Putting new night in a calm trance

she casts her spell of kindness

*

Lifts a key and turns

As her angel rises

Timid waking hearts of a hopeful horizon beat furiously, fondly

*

A reflected vision

Sun and Moon forever fuel our dreams

and Love

*

For a world in waiting

She can be elusive

Hiding sometimes behind clouds and trees

Her gravity still grips us

*

A key jangles

In deep material

Bold, un-breaking hearts of the new day march to a beat of their own

*

Yet still influenced

By Sun and Moon who forever fuel our dreams

And Love

*

As we perch in our morning places

We know the need for nourishment and exercise

We venture out

Let the day welcome us!

And have our backs

*

Flutter & frolic with no fear

This is a branch we can share

When we follow the same sun

And are sheltered by the same moon

And We focus on Peace, Love & fairness

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Chalk Moon

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Today has almost passed

Like chalk washed off the sidewalk

With one piece remaining

One last hop

branch to branch

Or hovering in front of evening’s flower

Tiny wings seem to beat furiously

Yet float with the greatest of ease

Until shining brighter

In contrast to the night

Moon falls madly

into the grasp of

Pitch black night

No one believes this life

Bright colour

Truth folded up

as if it will never see the light of day

Stars seem to glow endlessly

The sun’s power never doubted

Cheesy spirit

Second-hand beauty

Seen as a passing phase

Until I shine

Summer sun simmers

Days start fresh

Like cotton candy clouds

Or blossoming baby’s breath

Ferris wheel views and

Roller coaster thrills

Safe as life can be today

Until sunset spills

Nothing can mask beauty

Coming from inside

A cure for sure

Remember love is pure

Like a carnival ride

Night holds dark mystery

Reflection of today

Void-of-vision history

Invites us all to pay

Turning to tomorrow

Moon and stars are kind

From time blackness is borrowed

Draws dreams and lends our mind

Calm focus on shared space

Work for love of all

Wake up to a peaceful place

Optimism through nightfall

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Sonnet for Hot Heads

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These hot summer days can be great to laze

On the grey back deck with the world in check

No one is winning and no one a wreck

My soul hopes and prays that our true love stays

We search for new ways to relax and gaze

At a cloudy speck in blue skies we trek

We can be grinning, as peace saves our neck

My love of life plays as I search for ways

To keep having fun: HELP THOSE THAT SUFFER

To fight for justice for all of the world

To find mindfulness and share with others

We chase down the sun as cool mood’s buffer

Lighten the losses and heat that is hurled

To end spitefulness this hot head smothers

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The Shower Song ~ Intermittent Intimate (Ritualization)

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I recorded this about fourteen years ago (Around 2006).  People like it.  A lot.  I have recorded no other full songs and was only jamming a few times per year back then.  With the rest of my life surging forward, I have had less time to play although I do keep in touch with my close friend here and will one day before too long jam again, and make something good happen.

Music 🙂

I sang off the top of my head, with very few memorized lyrics.  Above is the recording, with my friends also improvising on electric guitar and drums.  Lee Matuga, on guitar, also does some of the paintings that I post pics of, with my work on this site.  Adam is on drums. The transcribed lyrics are below.

This is one of my only poems with course language.  Years later I shared the recording with brand new colleagues.  Mistake.  What may be the bigger mistake is the reaction and interpretation that they have had.

I think everyone gets the environmental pollution theme.  People may not have understood the psychological content as well.

I’m sorry if some parts of the lyrics are disturbing to you.  It is heavy metal poetry and drama. Not all real life.  It is not depraved.  If that is how people have interpreted it, then shame on them.  I think it is the opposite. Get your mind out of the gutter!

It is about understanding existence within the world we live and in our relationships. How do we succeed?

“Constant improvement of our soul,

Through passing and failing and changing.”

~

**12:59 Shower**

For the last challenge,

You will have an ice cold shower…

An ice cold shower?

An ice cold shower…

Freezing cold winter rain causing subliminal

pain,

Burning hot summer heat, wipes you off your frickin feet,

hey!

*

Translucent white of the ashes,

Flying from

the volcano,

In the heart of the city,

*

Industrial pipes billowing smoke clouds that drip on you every day,

And they burn through your skin,

And your place in the city is

just too close to the city,

*

Watch the rain as it comes down fast,

You can see the faces of the under-known,

*

Watch the clouds as they pass on by,

You can see the faces of the other silent

watchers,

On the other silent planet,

With the other silent,

*

Traces of time on the edge of your moment,

Makes you feel like you shouldn’t have ever known it,

I can’t believe what has happened…

To the place where I used to be in the most,

*

Desperate change to the need in your reach,

The conversation having you, is having you beat,

You can’t understand why they’re looking down on you like that,

*

Looking up into the sky,

It makes me wonder why,

I’m thinking all the time that there is going to be some saving grace,

*

And you just let the reflections of God,

given to you,

And let you receive,

Unto this

beneficial [bona fide] bullshit,

*

Pinned down by the mean man,

The one that’s up above,

Staring at you like you are just a little piece of work,

That needs some seasoning,

You frickin little jerk,

And then you see the idle eyes,

In the brain

and in the skies,

You know that he is really,

Somewhere,

Connected to you,

Through some passage,

Through some thought,

Through some subconscious pathway,

Fucking bullshit.

Hey,

Hey,

Hey!

Hey!

How the hell do you expect to receive it by standing on your

porch?

Your porch is underground,

*

Oh taste the fresh,

Or just confess good,

I want to see Frankenstein, growing in this,

But that I can tell ya,

That I can tell

what I say:

He’s chasing the other dream,

*

He has thoughts and he has feelings,

She is right and she’s believing:

No one can be cooking more than me,

*

Oh we have iodized, idealized precision,

And we just know that one thing to do is every day,

Make your decision,

*

Pitter patter, let’s get at ‘er,

Pitter patter, it’s pouring outside,

That’s not pitter patter –

That’s rapid torrential thumping,

*

It’s raining outside, but it’s kind of intermittent,

Yesterday’s massive storm left me drenched,

It seems the calm can be refreshed,

and we can leave the daily mess,

But you were twisting your words like a wrench,

*

Intermittent intimate,

Enter, enter, intermittent intimate,

Intermittent intimate,

What I say,

*

Well it’s nice out outside,

And it’s finally subsided,

And the calm can be refreshed every day,

Is seems the skin that is burning

Is from your yearning,

And we make it through just this way,

*

Intermittent intimate,

Intermittent intimate,

I’m getting, Intermittent,

I meant, I meant

I meant

It all baby,

*

Constant refusal is kind of amusing,

I can’t stand it any fucking more,

You want to get down with the sound of your feeling,

But there’s nowhere to go when you’re sore,

Chase the ace…

Oh, she’s sweet…

*

Take,

the last,

Breath of the day,

12:59

How ya feeling?

Fine,

That’s alright – How are you?

We all doing alright just to know that you’re good,

And you know what to do,

Save your last,

*

Charm yourself,

Charm the rest,

Pass the test,

Take it again if you don’t make it,

Constant improvement of your soul,

Through

passing,

and failing,

and changing,

*

Ritualization

Ohhh!

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Love and Space (Distancing)

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Love and Space

Goals match how we live

Achieve if we strive

No matter what we give up

 

Let us face

Souls, standing apart

Separated always

but still close at heart:

We are distanced in space

 

It is

Who we know

It is

Where we go

Love from afar

It is

Who we are

 

Be safe like a Star

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Intro to ‘Balancing Mood for Greater Productivity’

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I have decided to start a writing project.  This could turn out to be something for blogs, an all-out book, or something towards a university degree…  I will have to see where it takes me.

This introduction took me a few hours to write, but a lifetime to prepare for.

Update: I have written Chapter 1 and moved on to the Chapter 2, but I have decided to hold off publishing until I have more of the book assembled!  Still, the introduction here is a quick glance at my history and philosophy, that you should find interesting enough?!!

Balancing Mood for Greater Productivity:  Optimism and Empathy – Strategies to Manage Life

By Mike Scott

Introduction

Intense productivity and good health derive from the ability to balance mood.  I know this from experience.  I want to share with you what I have learned about balancing high levels of energy such as mania and hypomania.  I have had success by turning these potentially troublesome moods into a consistent calm attitude from which I have been able to generate productivity in the workplace and at home.

You might ask, “In what way has this guy been productive?”.  It is about perspective.  I have fought through one heck of a lot.  Perseverance became a major factor that enabled me to obtain a Bachelor of Arts degree with a psychology major while I fought off manic and mixed episodes in bipolar disorder for the duration of my undergraduate studies.  I was hospitalized several times.

I have not had an episode since 2001.  Within a decade of taking my degree, I completed my electrical apprenticeship.  I worked for close to fifteen years as an electrician.  I spent four years as an electrical foreman in data-wiring and had multiple, hard-earned successes in large construction projects.  Again: determination got me through.  I sustained injuries and worked through pain for many years.  Due to the physical dangers for me in the field and the industry demands that threatened to compromise my goals in mental health, I left the electrical trade.  Years before this, I had started working on my goals in psychology again.

In 2011 I submitted a paper on goal-pursuit.  I was told by a prominent researcher from a top U.S. university that a PhD should be within my reach.  By the time I left electrical work in 2015, I had already started casual hours in support work for mental health.  I have had success supporting adults, youth and children with special needs for over five years now.  This can be gritty work, with emotional and physical challenges.  I also coached over a dozen sports teams and won nine championships as a coach in minor league baseball.  Yes, this is just kid’s stuff to some, but with new responsibilities in the new millennium and learning from my problems in the 1990’s, I have found better ways to balance mood… and generate productivity.

I suffered a lot from episodes over those years, and I learned how to stop escalating into mania.  I did this by managing physical health, taking medication for mental health, and using all sorts of cognitive strategies.  New insights allowed me to manage triggers that otherwise would have set me off.  They are no longer triggers.  My newly balanced and calm demeanor has helped turn many difficult situations into productive ones.  This has been noted by family, friends, co-workers, clients and supervisors.  My energy is about patience and reason.  At the same time, I have electricity.  I quietly buzz with productivity, and systematically accomplish goals.  I find grounding by getting tasks done and discovering new perspectives to balance mood while appealing to common sense, spirituality and humor.  The certain edge that I have, landed me in research with the University of British Columbia.  In 2016 I was published as a co-author for a study on “Effective self-management strategies in bipolar disorder”.  The team’s research has been respected by the government of Canada with an award of distinction.

Meanwhile, I have worked through challenges in my home-life successfully.  I went through a divorce.  It was a mutual split.  I remain close with my kids and they have adjusted.  I do everything I can for them.  I gave my ex-wife the home, to settle quickly, and to provide for them.   Almost a year after moving out, I became romantically involved with my new partner, and in 2014 I moved in with her, her two kids, and her father.  I work extremely hard for all parts of my family, and we are doing considerably well.  The four kids get along and are making progress in school and in new occupations.  My partner and I are very happy together.  I work steady, take care of the kids, handle most of the household chores and help my wife’s dad run what is basically a small hobby farm.  All these experiences are ways that I have been productive, while avoiding mania or depression.

Now, if you are still interested, I hope to tell you how I have most effectively balanced mood, to create productivity over my lifetime:  Being confident and kind helps me find more productivity!  Optimism.  Empathy.  It’s simple.  It seems like a no-brainer!  Why can’t people get this?  For me, being optimistic increases productivity because it builds a bias towards confidence to achieve.  Then, more often: we achieve.  Being considerate increases productivity because if we help others, others are more likely to help us!  It seems straight-forward.  There is something else about caring, when the world gets involved… and the universe.  There are so many surprises and challenges that every situation is different.  Optimism and empathy have enabled me to have many successes in life.

There is one complex discussion that plays a big role in this book and it may be hard for some people to appreciate initially.  I will be using many of my own experiences to describe the psychology which I have based my operations-plan on for most of my entire life.  I will explain and support why I feel that some mechanism occurs, and events can unfold, perhaps like karma or synchronicity and in some ways, it can work for us.  By having respect for life, such as in procedures in goal-pursuit and in creating routine or ceremony:  Life rewards us with serendipity – as if hard work and good intentions have dynamics that are stronger when we recognize and respect value beyond the surface.  I find this connection to be very reassuring.  It is about visualization of outcomes to some extent.  It keeps me level in difficult situations.  I will point to a direct correlation between certain moods and productivity in this type of transcendental work, and how this is enhanced by confidence, care and respect.  This is where I would like to explain balance from, such that you might attain the same sense of stability too, even amidst possible turmoil.

We balance our life towards goals.  Social feedback and the environment can aid or blockade goal-pursuit.  Our own belief-system and how we react, is where all the dynamics start.  On top of the most essential building blocks of physical and mental health, respect for life may determine mood more than anything else.  We can build moods of productivity with optimism and empathy.  I will explain how.

******

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Together Standing Free

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This picture shows hundreds of birds standing on the shoreline. They sit like little spheres.

 

Fighting the news

Trying to choose

what to say

Not profanity or vanity

Seems like articulated complacency

by a person just speaking to fill time

An act in adjacency

A plan I see:

Humanity

Mood for mood

Science or art

In between

Far apart

Together striving hard

to be standing free

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Centered

 

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Picture taken by my Dad

As I lay down after what seems like a thousand years,
I’ve accomplished what I’ve needed,
Escalated a million times,
And come down heavy here,

I’m feeling no pain since I’ve been back,
Killing time until we’re dead,
It’s an emotional lecture
I’d speculate
How to maintain a pain-free head,

The way is clear,
Find the path,
My head is clear,
What a blast,

I’m feeling like a train on the tracks: fast,
Finding guidance from you instead,
It’s not just conjecture
I anticipate
How we always get ahead,

As I charge up and energize, I’ve no more valid fears,
I realize all we carry,
How we’ve lightened spilling-skies,
And stayed so steady here

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Monster Marigolds

This poem is from 2014.  It’s out of the archives. I finally have pictures to match…

*****

I’m hoping and I’m confident for the

Future, hanging by a thread and still safe

My dream was on hold and subconsciously…

I left it like marigolds to be saved

For the spring, to dry in a newspaper,

Headlines reading: Drastic change is needed

And a waft of earth mixed in with pungent perfume,

A sharp joy familiar from another life,

Seeds in time need space – In some sense starving,

For rebirth, like a continental drift

Driving plates of earth into new mountains,

Necessity for action altering

The landscape, dangerously alone with

Unavoidably complicated results,

It is not that I’m crazy or even,

Secretly in love – it is that my world

Would flip with some unknown consequences,

Yes, for all moments satisfying – Even

After a long while and at once broken

Off, pieces of another life hang like

Uncertain segments of sidewalk dripping,

Off the edge of an earthquake, Could it be

Consumed – an edible shoelace of cheese

On the pizza of life,

Real sustenance,

Or would it be wasted and shrivel up,

Prepared to spend time covered in food wrap,

Forgotten in the far back of the fridge,

To spend its eternity alone once

Again, without the earth and teaming road,

That once made it whole?

Delivered with maturity, its value

Could really be reclaimed,

New roads paved, an emptiness

Filled, satiety of scenario

And the landscape once again level, Night

To follow, but awakening to a

Content system: Business- thoroughfare

At once resuming – It is a vision,

Or is it just simply the winds of change,

Enveloping a tired world, swiftly

To be swept right up, forcing the divine

Action of a society? – Invoke:

Swarming feats of brilliant engineering,

And eventual, and still quick triumphs

For the ones previously thought to be

Left behind,

Strong…

Now: Does she inspire me?

Truly and without isolation – One

Possibility with the infinite

Similarities to every other

Love, real and imprinted in time, Surreal,

Once drawn into my creative current,

Unusually focussed, yet correct

And productive state of mind, for which I

Would change a world in hopes that I could find

The best way possible to carry on

And still perpetuate our existence,

Orange flowers blooming with centuries of

Genetic change curing previous flaws

In the stems of our garden, a hybrid

Strain, and pick up where we left off today

 

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Supernova Smile

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Supernova Smile

With a smile be friendly

As if it’s the end

The mean is living

Out of breath

As long as you go

All you will know

Is the day to day

Work and pay

For all of it,

How much do I owe?

If it’s all for show

How far do I go?

Just keep up to the pace

A way to get ahead in this place

*

With a smile, be friendly

As if it’s the ending

Of fighting to live ~ Take a breath

As sure as you go

All you will know

Is the day to day

Good times and low

It’s where we go,

It should be goodwill that binds us

draws us together

A certain not hurting energy

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Walk the mile, be friendly

As if it’s the ending

Of fighting to live ~ Take a breath

As sure as you go

All you will know

Is the only way

Our life is today

Just keep up to the pace

A way to get ahead in this place

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A firm grin or blinding show

The gentle touch or blasting trail

Each one of us a star

A distant glimmer is fierce all the while

Live and die

Supernova smile, in a breath to take us far

A penetrating gaze

A defying glaze of eyes

Isolating days of no warning or surprise

Smile.

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Blossoms Buried

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Boldly see blossoms
fruitful truth
become obscured and
deformed by lies
Weeds set free by powerful breath
wishing
scattering
overtaking
Certain crops can’t survive
Ignorant
Force confuses enough
Blindly burying truth so deep
New growth won’t rise
unexpectedly helpful truth
Buried