Jessica Brown did a lovely video of me reading this poem out in Hanns Park. Click the photo to view the video. In These Times Peace is not just a feeling of calm. It is not just the ability to feel safe as you go through life, nor to remain centered in chaos, nor … Read moreIn These Times
I was asked to write poetry that celebrates the diversity of Vallejo for Unity Day. One poem is to honor the past and the contributions of our ancestors, and one is a vision of the future. It was an honor to be able to perform them both at the 2017 Unity Day “One Love” celebration! … Read moreUnity Day Poems
“Peace is…” appears on the album Happy Accidents and the book Look Ma! No Hands! You can stream the poem on Spotify. Peace is in the middle. It’s between you and me. It’s between us and the universe. It is neither left nor right, but it’s right not wrong, solving wrongs long since gone. It’s … Read morePeace is…
May this country rise above its divisions, act out of love and not hatred, and may goodness, kindness, and fairness prevail. May we stick together and keep each other safe from harm. May we act out, peacefully, in protest of hatred. May our nation survive and act on her ideals of equality, liberty, justice, freedom, … Read moreEndangered species—Act!
In honor of the International Day of Peace, making a special post for this.I wrote these words as part of my contribution to La Familia:Peace will come the day we forget how to drop the bombs or make the guns,When we get along underneath the same old sun,Singing songs in holy unison no matter where … Read morePeace will Come – International Day of Peace
I joined a group of about 20 menschy folks from my synagogue as part of the #wearorange march across the Golden Gate Bridge, protesting against gun violence. This is the poem that it inspired. Souls Aflame It is good to march. To keep your spirit charged. And so here we are. We pursuers of peace … Read moreSouls Aflame #wearorange