I wrote this short poem during the short, brutal war in the Balkans. I was particularly touched by the tragic love of a Serbian girl for a Croatian boy. They both died so unnecessarily. This poem is my protest at mankind’s brutality and stupidity. There can be so much beauty and love in the world, [...]
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I have always been an avid reader. I particularly like ancient history. I loved reading of exotic places and events that shaped the world. Then I noticed something very strange to me. It was the cyclical nature of events. Time and again the same pattern of events would occur. Mankind would seem to repeat the [...]
I have never had any difficulty in learning. I am blessed with a very good memory and have always had a passion for helping others to understand. When I was fifteen I used to go to a place called Silver City. It was a home for the intellectually handicapped on the outskirts of town. I [...]
I often look at why so many people get stuck in the past and lose their opportunity to live life to the full. Similarly many just dream of the future and don’t do anything. I have always believed we must have a balance and that is what this poem is about. I hope you enjoy. [...]
Living Have you ever wondered why so many take their life so seriously? Hoard each moment, don’t waste any; grasping time deleriously. As if living were to be consumed like food and drink, drunk to the full. Never the past to be exhumed, lest memory makes them fearful. Living should be a combination, present, past [...]