Sharing what’s Free: Libraries

I believe greed is a poison in our world and want to oppose it as much as I can, every incremental action is worth something, I hope. The number one place to go for free services in every city in the US, the one place where everyone is accepted regardless of age, gender, sexual orientation,…

Poem: Consumer

Saturday dancing alone in my dirty kitchen where mops are not allowed and counter culture clutter rules Papers, dishes, cups, vases, glimmering rocks, art utensils, Chef Ramsey would not be proud to see the scattered Legos in the freezer the toy, not the frozen waffles. “What a nightmare!” he’d complain. “Where’s the lamb sauce!” he’d…

Poem: Nothing Ache

Sometimes it’s nothing that creates such ache: tooth head stomach heart all crying. Emptiness taking up space Homeless grieving a bulldozed shack of poverty All they ever had saved in trash bags as luggage irreplaceably gone or dying. Heart dead as a cemetery and Hope falls apart afraid of the dark.

SF Oakland Gentrification Rant

I live in the SF Bay Area and I proclaim the public sidewalk is for: pedestrians, wheelchair users, pets on leashes and babies in strollers, that’s it. No eclectic scooters, bicycles, skateboards, roller skates, or mobs of joggers are allowed. They’re on the pedestrian sidewalk probably because they’re afraid of death by commute, but they…