Rocky Mountain High

    Apple Of my eye… Why did anyone name New York City The Big Apple? Surely they never saw The Rocky Mountains For these juicy peaks   Appear to be The biggest apples That my eyes have ever picked Rock Steady Silent witness Your jagged edges Pierce the sky Like a royal crown in […]

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uneaten cookies

I love Being by Mountains They are like  So many needed things Like a gathering Of tribal chiefs Of wise, non-attached Observers Who remain steadfast in their element  N’importe quoi qui arrive They remind me That even the Earth Can rise like cookie-dough  And resist eating  Its own baking Mountains are like the cookies That […]

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Stepping Up

There is a Mountain That I want to climb And for so many years I have exhausted myself Walking in circles around its base But somehow, today, something is different Maybe I’m just tired Of making myself dizzy Because today I hear a voice that says, Hey stupid! Mountains can only be climbed By stepping […]

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prose: unborn giants

  Unborn Giants Do you ever Feel Like you have to look up Every word you want to use? Like you no longer know What a word really Means Whether it really fits The idea in your head? Or the idea in your Heart? In what womb do ideas grow Before emerging To take shape […]

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Which side are you on?

Which side are you on? The side of the oppressor Or the side of the oppressed? Can we see Beyond our side? Can we switch sides? Can the side of the oppressor Become the side of the oppressed? And vice versa? On the side of the oppressor Do we believe we are entitled To claim […]

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Clearwater Hudson River Revival 2018

A Festival for Live Music & Environmental Activism? On the Hudson River? Yes! I’ll be there. “Inspired by Pete Seeger’s desire to clean up the river over forty years ago, Clearwater’s Great Hudson River Revival initially helped raise the funds to build the sloop Clearwater, which has since become a world-renowned floating classroom and a […]

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