America America

America America

America America may God protect your soul from sea to shining oceans Oh, hear our prayers and calls we wish to fly and glide as seagulls side by side— to live at last in liberty and justice and with pride. * ©Yakira Shimoni FulksJuly 29, 2021 | Crystal Cove,...
About Peace

About Peace

Before we bring world peacewe must prune hypocrisyOh, where on earth do we beginto free the chains of mediocracy? In every home across the landin corners high or drownedamidst the pretense and the showa bit of shame is found. We talk the talk throughout the dayand...
Echoes

Echoes

I watch the news and see the pictures I cannot help but hear the scriptures echoes of sages who called for measure before we lose our worldly treasures. We look ahead for days to cometo hear footsteps of the Messiah—he will not come from way out therehe lives in us in...
The Morning Loomed

The Morning Loomed

The morning loomed in gloom over the valley and dawn struggled to chime —behind the clouds the sun was trying to emerge into a shining new time. She stood on the ridge maintaining her balance gripping tightly the thorns below —the climb up the mountain was a big...
That Morning Day

That Morning Day

I recall that morning dayyou flickered on from far awaya noble name — a blip on screenI felt I was your long-lost Queen I felt I fell from silver cloudsof thunder proud and — oh, so loudinto a realm so bright so blueof loving nights and morning dew. I...
Linked In

Linked In

Linked in endless feed dotting eyes watch subtle tease hoarding likes like candy bars from faceless strangers near and far a world of meaning less than more incessant chatter with words galore free loadersand passersbythrow jaded shadeand scheme and spyand smear their...