Category Archives: Poetry

This is a course in audacity

This is a course in philosophy This is a course in action This is a course in responsibility This is a course in far sight This is a course in audacity Which is to say this eldering Is a course … Continue reading

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Toys and tools our creations

Toys and tools our creations have been and soon we could be to them except we’ve always proved more complex than our thoughts :- Doug.

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One choice

One major choice to see to wait to step back to allow others to feed to nurture to sacrifice another choice :- Doug.

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Sniff in a new direction

To discover sniff in a new direction :- Doug.

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He was a surprise to us all

Elder Experienced, venerable Grandfathering, conversing, inviting He was a surprise to us all Me :- Doug.

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300 patience

Thinking 300 years encourages rewards engages explores examines —patience :- Doug.

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Into futures some little ways

Into futures with the generations some little ways :- Doug.

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I only had a normal life

I only had a normal life Even though I sigh Important it is to know I lived I was awake :- Doug.

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Intimate now this mist

This fog envelops me Why won’t you let me see? Did you descend a cloud from sky? Or rise from pond and saturated earth And stillness in the wind? Or from the breath of people round? It matters not: my … Continue reading

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Babes at 80

When mother lives to 150 will those at 80 be babes? :- Doug.

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Tell stories better

I tell stories I write poems So you do better ones :- Doug.

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Story sponsors change

Story records change Story sponsors change :- Doug.

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Go and try

No one knows That’s all we can say Go and try :- Doug.

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Softer metaphors please

Lift us up with softer metaphors not machines nature’s ways :- Doug.

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Read with question

Read the generations with a question :- Doug.

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The cultivators

We the cultivators of beloved humanity :- Doug.

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Not—still—

Not —still— do do and be —now— :- Doug.

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