The Moment Demands

Longtime writer with twelve books in publication. Three of them Poetry. : The Death Of The Playground : The Sword Of Ichiban : Searching For Crazy Horse : Darkening Sun : An Anthology Of Perception-Vol's 1 & 2 : After Midnight : Sammy And Bumpers : The Fall City Mandate : Revenge Along The War …

In a distended reality
  the Buddhists were right,
  but pointed they were wrong

A metaphor chosen
  to soothe and delight,
  but our choices a different song

Transcendent revelation
  a spiritual ideal,
  as today takes its pound of flesh

The totality of being
  the noblest of causes
  —when the moment demands no less

(Villanova Pennsylvania: April, 2018)