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Traveling to a New America – Taos, New Mexico

Tweet Taos, New Mexico. This week, “Traveling to a New America” stopped in Taos, New Mexico, at SOMOS – the Society of the Muse of the Southwest – where I gave a reading from one of my books, “A New Myth for America“, and held a discussion afterwards with a small group from the audience [...]

Youth – This Is Your Task

Tweet Ours is a time of immense disruptions: The world fracturing along cultural, ethnic, racial, and national lines wars seemingly endemic to our species droughts and winds, polar caps melting rising waters, hurricanes, angry heavens another deadly incurable epidemic threatening around the corner falling incomes loss of faith in governments unbelievable poverty the center of [...]

Ah, fear is gripping our world.

Tweet Ah, fear is gripping our world. Identities retreating into old molds.  Everyone wanting to be themselves, pure, unsullied, safe. Brexit, immigration, walls, cold wars. We do not want the other.  We want to be ourselves. We thought we were headed towards a one-world world.  But now our globe is fracturing into smaller pieces.  Fissures [...]

Feel the Building Shaking: A New World Coming

Tweet Feel the building shaking.  A deep shifting of tectonic plates. We reach out, grasping for something solid; but the rolling wave of buried motion slides through the room and the streets and the rivers and regurgitates huge swells upon the ocean. It is to realize, suddenly, that nothing is safe.  Our moorings are not [...]

Traveling to a New America – People Along the Way – Vallejo, CA.

Tweet Traveling to a New America – People Along the Way Keisha.  Vallejo, California. __________________________ Keisha, are you from this area originally? “I grew up in East Oakland, one of the roughest neighborhoods.  I moved my children here 16 years ago.  I raised all five of my children here.  My son just passed away from [...]

Traveling to a New America – People Along the Way – Hanford, California

Tweet Traveling to a New America – People Along the Way Jennifer.  Hanford, California, a town of about 55,000, 35 miles south of Fresno. ___________________ Jennifer, what’s your take on America at this time? “I just think that society seems to be going in the wrong direction.  I think a lot of it has to [...]

The Coming Revolution

Tweet There is a revolution coming. Make no mistake about it, it is in the air. The old forms are dissolving, soon we will not recognize the old world that we have carried around with us all these eons. This revolution has nothing to do with all the commotion and thrashing going on around us, [...]

Announcing a New World

Tweet Poetry reading. Valona Deli, Crockett, California _________________________ THE PEOPLE TO COME Life unfolding in immense diversity.  Horses and dogs and cats and alligators and chimpanzees and birds in a whirl and the whole incredible parade of good and evil characters, villains, do-gooders, shopkeepers, business men in suits, the stars of our world, and war [...]

Traveling to a New America -Vancouver, Washington

Tweet Here at the Compass Coffee Shop in downtown Vancouver, Washington. What are people looking for, searching for, in our towns and cities across America? A dream resonant with the latent dreams and possibilities of their own daily lives.  A dream that transcends their ordinary day-to-day struggles to survive, to make money, to pay the [...]

Traveling to a New America – Inner Richmond, San Francisco

Tweet Talking to people, you sense the growing anxiety about the direction of our country, and the fate of the world. Things seem to be splitting apart – human sympathies, national identities, a divisiveness everywhere, a polarization of outlooks, past and present, that is becoming apparent in our national politics and in the conflicts raging [...]