There’s a little axiom called the Golden Rule 

that is impressive in it’s simplicity.

A basic human principle regarding reciprocity.


It’s often taught in families

handed down from our fathers and our mothers.

Every religion in the world embraces it…in one form or another.


Perhaps at this most religious time for many…

This Hanukah,…Christmas…Yule…

It would be a good time to reach into the shadows

and bring back the Golden Rule.


A rule that teaches us a simple truth

It has but one goal…one aim…

That you should treat me with kindness and respect…

and I should treat you the same.


So when…whatever God we believe in,

thinks about us when this holiday, or any day, is done…

he or she will have a reason…


to bless us every one.

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All Lives Matter

How am I

To live a meaningful life

In a world full of misery

Inhumanity and strife


To dodge all the pitfalls

That lead us all to sin

Knowing good and well

It’s a battle I’ll never win


How am I

To be able to cope

In a society full racism

And a world who’s lost hope


To be reassured of a future

Where mankind still has a place

On this planet we have treated

With devastation and disgrace


How am I

To teach my children to cope

To surpass my expectations

Is there even still hope?


Will they be left with a planet

Raped and poisoned beyond repair

A wasteland of religious hatred

Do we even really care?


How are “WE”

As a species expect to survive

If we all continue with the mind set

That only “MY” race and religion


Deserve to be alive.

Author's Notes/Comments: 

can't we all just get along......

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Longing for You

Verse 1:

Though, I long for you,

I cannot be with you.

Our paths are entwined.

If they ever cross,

Know that you are my destiny.

Fate only lets us meet

One another in this world.



I'll be your memory.

Let it enfold you.

Let it live on.

Don't you forget about me.

'Cause it's a beautiful life

That we have got to live for.


Verse 2:

I see your smile.

I hold back the tears

FRom the day I lost you.

Memories etch at my heartstrings.

But I know that it's over for us.



If you can take me on,

I'll be your everything.

It's a beautiful life that we've got.

I thank God for

Sending you to me.

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