It is not about "touching" your feminine side. It is not about worshipping, nor, kowtowing, nor, being something "less" than a man. It IS about being a man. It IS about being a Warrior. It IS about being and doing, in YOUR every breath, the RIGHT thing. It IS about knowing One cannot exist wholly without the Other, no matter in which direction your perception leads. If you were wronged, do no wrong. If you were beaten, withhold your fists. If you were molested, use your voice and join the…Continue
Footprints lain along the beach's sand
are forged not for us to remember love
but to feed the ocean's insatiable appetite
of creating pristine places for her to meet us
She dances because bodies must move
She sings because life has tempo and metre
She walks within the forest's loamy aroma
because the primordial ocean is too far away
She plays lithesome amongst the stars
in that space seldom seen between the twinkles
in that place we too…
Ahhhhh! Thanksgiving and Columbus day at the same time. What a fascinating combination. Being an ex-pat allows for this anomaly to occur at all. Each of the major North American cultures look at one of the days quite differently, and, the other only in the United States. Added to that, my brothers and sisters also have very differing views of both of these days than what I had learnt in elementary schools in middle class America.
First, Columbus day.
I never felt that the…Continue