Long Urban Poems
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I believed that I was rural … that I lived in country style,
where the city was close handy … that big distance was a mile.
Trains and buses ferried daily; a freeway ran close by …
Pandemic-Climate Recovery Teams
urban, community, earth, health, integrity, peace, political, power,
In Colchester, CT,
and possibly in your town too,
we have a LongTerm ReCoVery Committee
looking at 20/20 prevision
for post-pandemic climate health revisions
for wealthy local and global EarthJustice.
So, what have I noticed
that might be economically
and ecologically win/win useful?
Community Health Assurance
urban, community, conflict, corruption, courage, freedom, green, health,
Transparently robust private/public healers,
investigate, with appreciation,
cooperative health insurance
and cooperative tree and plant and children and elderly nursing
preserved through winter kitchens
and solar-fueled composting centers.
Health insurance assurance,
transubstantiating health/wealth reassurance,
investing in cooperatively-owned and eco-managing
People of Faith
urban, culture, earth day, education, health, humor, nature,
It's hard to say where and when our town's People of Faith Cooperative started.
we have all emerged together,
and are still emerging
people of TaoGod,
Our faith includes defining our still humanizing species
as among those not capable...
a night on a wharf
A Night On A Wharf
The couple decide to walk. The boardwalk still lit at this late hour guides them. They walk hand in hand,..whispering softly with small talk...solemn.,. lonely , yet together. The walk is...
urban, adventure, allusion, metaphor, myth, native american, remember,
I. The Settlement
Hickory bark bluffs
at the blend of two
Dillen's Continuing DMV Adventures
urban, betrayal, culture, health, humanity, language, political, race,
I wrote a sad but true urban legend called “Dillen and the DMV” last week.
Here follows an update.
One of my health care employees, Dillen, has wicked ADD, borderline intelligence, not qualifying for disability supports,...
Wisdom's Marching Council
urban, deep, health, poverty, race, wisdom, women,
I know you invited the Brothers to side-line along,
but only if we are here to listen;
Yet I may have credential for qualifying voice.
For I, like some of you,
know what it means to develop cooperative,
I was sitting in their studio with a gal from cable news, taking part in my first and only ever interview,
Fielding friendly questions that pertained to how and why I’d wound up, at the age...
Unquotable quotes: Janitor, Gardienne, Portero, Sereno, Hausgast -XXXI Part One
care, city, horror, rights, urban,
Unquotable quotes: The Janitor, Gardienne, Landlady, Housekeeper, Portero, the Sereno and the Hausgast – XXXI Part One
Be they so named or not in these here parts, visions of shrieking furies with Gorgon heads and...
Windstorms of Neglect
urban, culture, family, happiness, health, humor, love, nature,
and dearest Cinderella StepSister,
I regret ways I have failed each of you.
From today's view of memory clips,
frames as farms of teaching-learning times,
my Great Lover Eldest, yet perpetually unfulfilled,
AfricanAmerican urban male Thug,
driver of van repurposing...
Parting Instructions For My Oldest
urban, appreciation, caregiving, health, integrity, love, political, wisdom,
You did not choose to be born,
much less Black Lives Really Should Equally Matter born
into this legacy,
your familial and civil Two-Connecticuts destiny.
I realize that,
And regret perhaps my own choices
in response to invitations for care-giving
Regarding Health and Education
urban, caregiving, earth, gospel, health, humor, patriotic, peace,
Dear Local Boards of EcoSchool Education,
Departments of Environmentally Protected Walkable Transportation,
Cooperatively Maintaining Public-Private Works
and STEAM Play
and WinWin GreenGames,
Hysterical Historical Associations,
Social Work Departments of Climate Restorative Therapy,
and Public Health-Wealth Departments:
Did you leave anyone out dear?
urban, earth, family, green, health, history, home, travel,
On my way into our sanctuary
this past Sunday morning
a woman I had met in choir
was strangely inclined
to share her family history.
Her dad came over from Ireland
because he wanted better business opportunities
for his healthy future.
urban, bullying, caregiving, education, health, humor, parents, wisdom,
Was born ginger
and learned WhiteRacist
dead now about a year.
Possibly opioid addiction
but certainly something
in growing families
LeftBrain too dominant
to chemical acclimations.
Dad left by death
Tyrant's also addicted
and chronically depressed mother
And his only white racist
Reflection On An Aging Nomad
urban, age, health, integrity, relationship, religion, retirement, river,
I finally finished retiring four years ago,
a process that started in my mid-fifties
due to late adopting kids with special needs,
including needs for me to be home
to personally walk them on,
harness them in,
and wheel them back...
Prisoner of the matrix loaded
urban, america, analogy, philosophy,
Prisoner of the Matrix loaded
Prisoner of the matrix loaded
Cattle within the herd
cages within the slaughter
Profiteers prey upon the wounded
Branded comodified beings consumed
Led to the plunder of themselves
Within the plotted grids of bondaged earth
My RightWing Family
urban, culture, earth, health, humor, light, power, usa,
all white male dominant
or venus invidiously envious
Is way quick to remain gated
away from drug
and automated arms dealers
black market buyers
Yet these same straight
boxer whitey patriarchs
are curiously too tidy comfortable
GL Trestrail and Co Ltd
The rising sun burns like a solar pyre
Back Then, Dandelion Greens Were Segregated Too
Martin, a very senior citizen, wants to get a bucket and knife and go hunt up some greens in a field in Alabama. But in spite of his yearnings for a big bowl of greens,...
The Lights ft Edgar Allan Poe
urban, adventure, america, angst, city, deep, desire, dream,
See the phone towers with the lights-
What a world of mischief and sorrow their pattern foretells!
How they twinkle, twinkle, twinkle
In the icy air of night!
While the clouds that are...
National Public Radiators
urban, conflict, crazy, creation, earth day, environment, health,
All this long week
of early spring head colds
our National Public Radio informants
speakers and listeners,
have been about the business of raising capital investments
preferably in their corporate direction,
to support further public broadcasting
for the benefit of our...
urban, caregiving, community, education, family, health, humor, nature,
Community outdoor innovators
are challenged by premillennial lack
of potlatch cooperative investments
by ZeroZone invested WiseElders,
Limited by Space
for developing multifamily co-housing
with cooperative community organic gardens.
Limited by volunteer outdoor ego-eco therapeutic
Limited by competitive economic grid
and profile assumptions
for future WinLose...
To Gregory Pardlo, Pulitzer Prize Winner
urban, assonance, black african american, books, muse, poems,
As soon as I heard
You were the First African American Male
To win the Pulitzer prize for Poetry
I wanted to run out and celebrate
I wanted to wake up Hughes and Dunbar
And Baraka and say we...
Unquotable quotes: Janitor, Gardienne, Portero, Sereno, Hausgast -XXXII Part Two
urban, dedication, destiny, devotion, good night, loneliness, prison,
Unquotable quotes: The Janitor, Gardienne, Landlady, Housekeeper, Portero, Sereno and the Hausgast –XXXii Part Two
The duties of the Housekeeper in the U.K. par rapport au Portero in Spain or the Gardienne in France is that...