Rayn is not his real name. Oh my!

I gave myself my name after my Dad complained bitterly that he didn’t like some poetry I’d published:   D: “You published THIS…..in the FAMILY name!?”    R:”We aren’t the Rockefellers or the Kennedys, Dad, nobody knows our name.”   D: “But I know.”  He said grimly. R: “Ok, Dad, what if I took a pen […]

Earth Day Warning

He wanted to heal her broken heart, hang lace in her window Give her a greenhouse rose, the unnaturally perfect orchid Fragrant spring to fill her house, But he made toxic cocktails at the bar Laid skulls of thalidomide babies Whale bone and relics from Dachau at her door. Mid-spring layers of acid ice and snow […]

If I Spoke

Originally posted on Poetry etc:
If I spoke from the heart and you could hear You would ride the sound Back to the beginning and see who you really are. If I spoke from the heart, my tears would be a river Running into the sea, an Ocean of sweetest water. If I spoke from the heart,…

A Truth You May Have Forgotten

There is a moment before the sound the Great Om, Before Siva turned on one foot Before Krishna was blue and Tara green, Before the making of Lucifer, the heavenly war The gravity of heaven and the drifting fire of hell Before the holy breath blew into Man Before Adam’s dream of Eve Before Cain […]

Epistle to Washington D.C.

“To speak of atrocious crime in mild language is treason to virtue.” ~Edmund Burke   The stomach of America bleeds with an Alt-Right ulcer The brain needs a surgeon to remove a Republican cancer. Its ass is a target to assassins who would bust a cap in it. Get right with your God or quit […]