The Nature of Time


    THE NATURE OF TIME [A Poem by me] Just like the fields wrap their arms around the earth, To nurture her to blossom, to bear fruit, and give us the gift of ripened sweets; So, I will promise to never ignore you;  To be grateful, and careful of the company I keep, To be happy with the beauty a moment can bring,  Not be fooled by the things beyond my time’s reach.  For everything I’ve ever needed, I came with; in my heart’s wishes         Continue reading The Nature of Time

And the people stayed home


  And the people stayed home. And read books, and listened, and rested, and exercised, and made art, and played games, and learned new ways of being, and were still. And listened more deeply. Some meditated, some prayed, some danced. Some met their shadows. And the people began to think differently. And the people healed. And, in the absence of people living in ignorant, dangerous, mindless, and heartless ways, the earth began to heal. And when the danger passed, and the people joined together again, they grieved their losses, and made new choices, and dreamed new images, and created new … Continue reading And the people stayed home

Sparks of Light


Sparks of Light by Maria Fokas Torn to shreds by spite; But it will pass, like all misfortunes do. Our greatest fears come true, sometimes; Truths which scar the soul – But it is not the silence which breaks me; It is what silence leaves behind in its passing – And in my grieving moment; The defeat is not of a lost love. I fought for you with all my might; As if it were my last battle – How can we know the truth from a lie? Surely not by generous manners – Could it be by a gentle touch, … Continue reading Sparks of Light