A Grateful Rider

I’m guided by
A higher force.
Like I am rider
And it is horse.

Should I decide
To take a nap,
Please let me rest.
Get off my back.

I ride a path
That is my own,
But I know that
I’m not alone.

I trust that we
Are here as one,
But let me ride
And have some fun.

We all have ego.
Many, vice.
Is this making sense?
I won’t say it twice.

I’m moving on.
Unclear’s the road.
But, one thing’s sure.
I have a load.

My burden seems
That which I’ve carried.
Pain I’ve held
From those I’ve burried.

But i ride on
And go my way.
Not up to me;
The horse’s say.

Out of Business

Holy Cow!
To put it politely.
You haven’t a clue.
Not even slightly.

You’re not even aware,
You don’t even know.
You’ve got to see this.
C’mon! Let’s go!

Can you believe it?!
What do you think?!
We never thought
It would actually sink!

But here we are
And there it is.
That’s it. It’s over.
It’s no longer his.

We knew he sucked.
We believed he was lost.
A matter of ego.
And here’s the cost.

The price to pay.
His business is gone.
He wouldn’t listen.
We were a pawn.

A cog in the wheel.
The machine couldn’t last.
He never learned
From the lessons from past.

He ignored the truth
And saw what he wanted.
Karma has spoken
And now he’ll be haunted.

And he’ll move on.
But you know he won’t learn.
Despite the scar.
In spite of the burn.

He’ll just blame it on others,
Like it wasn’t his place.
Those others were fat
And a total disgrace.

Funny not funny.
Dissapointing and sad.
He’ll never know
What we knew that he had.

The Ball’s in Your Court

It’s one thing to think
And to let your thoughts run.
It’s another to share them.
“He’s come undone”!

What is he thinking?
That’s not how I think!
He must be crazy,
Or into the drink!

And yet, I know
What you can not.
You’re lacking context.
You’re reading what’s not.

You’re reading words
Through a limited scope.
That you enjoy this and think…
That is my hope.

These words are not here
For you to figure me out.
But, they may help you question
What you’re all about.

From my brain to yours.
Like, Tag. You’re it.
This meditation is over.
Do you think it was shit?

Ignorance

Better alone with my thoughts,
Than letting them fly.
So much to consider.
Plus, I’m a white guy.

Shit. That’s two strikes
In many a book.
Sucks we can’t all
Help he way that we look.

And, why should I say
What needs to be heard?
I’m not taking the blame.
That’d be absurd.

So many layers of bullshit
And money’s the tie.
Yet, most are confused
And are living a lie.

So, I’ll hold my tongue
It’s self preservation.
I’m not buying
That we’ve free speach in our Nation.

There’s always a cost;
A price to pay.
In a world filled with morons.
That I can say.

Woke Up This Way

That feeling has left.
It just lasted a day.
I feel so much better
Now that its gone away.

Not sure where it came from,
But it was a feelin of dread.
And, with the unease
Were thoughts in my head.

Something seems wrong.
What could it be?
I’m worried that something
Will happen to me.

Have I not been mindful?
Not followed through?
Will life throw a curve ball?
What can I do?

Thank goodness it passed;
that nothing bad came my way.
It may have come from a dream.
I feel better today.

It Melts Away

Know that I’m Aware.
Where not, please know I Care.

The issues are so many.
Just so much I can see.

But, I walk, to take my Time.
I slow-down with a Rhyme.
Con si der ing
The life around me.
Thankful for this time.

I’ll often seek the Hawk.
I’ll sometimes find her Feather.
Just my time, just for a Walk.
Just me within the Weather.

Lovely is the sunshine.
I too enjoy the Rain.
Always tied to suffering
And managing our Pain.

And I’ve found that it’s O.K.
To just enjoy the Day.
To leave things as they are:
That Bullshit melts Away.

Peace on Earth

It’s another time
Around the globe.
Somewhere sits
A man in robe.

Hungry are a many.
Disease and war and peace.

But there’s no peace that lasts.
Ripples are the way.
We’re all connected here on earth.
Togther. One. Today.

Now.
Hear this.
Loud and clear.
Our heads are in our ass.

Be not content.
Do not ignore
The lessons from our past.

We’re holding everything.
And we’re held by want is here.

The things that we ignore
Are wrapped in all our fear.

But, we must follow hope.
And, love will light the way.
It’s up to us to see it.
We only have today.