LITTLE THINGS [of kindness, and loving]

I sat silently in the middle, Surrounded on all sides, By my homeland walls. Turning, I faced the North. So much blood bathed my face That I soon turned my visage South, But oily tears the revolting stench of corruption, Had me averting my face! The East and West gave no respite! So I stood… Continue reading LITTLE THINGS [of kindness, and loving]

SELFLESSNESS (a call to humanity by Jude Uchella)

There is an appointed place for you to be, a position that suits your personality. There is an office calling on you to man, a staff waiting for your plan. There is a homeless child with nowhere to go, except a home to him you’ll show. There is a poor youth uncertain of the future,… Continue reading SELFLESSNESS (a call to humanity by Jude Uchella)

THE MISTLETOE AND THE TREE (a parable of Life by John Eva)

  The tree tells the mistletoe To suck her sap with ease And stop stretching his tent. The mistletoe sneers and snarls And many more tents he pitches. But does he know his life On this sapling depends? Just as my Big Brother, He does not remember the one He robbed to this height attain!… Continue reading THE MISTLETOE AND THE TREE (a parable of Life by John Eva)