Radiant Child

Harmony meters measure The moods rising Off the tarmacadam. Adults, in the swing of Bills, forget to smile. Less entertained by obligations In the local park, a Teen plays a keyboard Harvests raw blurred notes, hint Of a cool soundtrack. High harmony Readings encompass The radiant child. Echoes of lyrics dignify The sensual pitch ofContinue reading “Radiant Child”

Honesty Box

How can I accomplish my dreams? The hands on my clock are at loggerheads. If when walking on the Avenue Of The Future, I should happen to encounter a fortune teller who tells me: “You will mend your luck when you turn back the clock.” Will I deposit my gratitude in the honesty box? OrContinue reading “Honesty Box”

Lady Serenity

When Lady Serenity saw me, she swerved. Her detour a reminder not to dwell on anxiety. I want to absorb the tempo of my female hero. Go with her on a journey. We’ll decide. Fill a syrup-colored packing case with maps loosely packed. Plan our getaway on the backs of envelopes.  Take me with you. “LiveContinue reading “Lady Serenity”

Thought For The Day

MEDITATION is not something different from daily life: do not go off into the corner of a room and meditate for ten minutes, then come out and be a butcher — both metaphorically and actually. _ J. Krishnamurti Born: May 12, 1895, Madanapalle Died: February 17, 1986, Ojai

Where is Peace?

Image by benzpics63 via Flickr I struggled to make sense of the world in which I lived until I went to Sierra Leone to work for peace. Related articles Nicholas (micheledacosta.wordpress.com) TEDxDirigo – Libby Hoffman – Forgiving the Unforgiveable – YouTube (micheledacosta.wordpress.com) Everything is broken (micheledacosta.wordpress.com) How The Other Half Loves… (micheledacosta.wordpress.com) Britain can helpContinue reading “Where is Peace?”

TEDxDirigo – Libby Hoffman – Forgiving the Unforgiveable – YouTube

TEDxDirigo – Libby Hoffman – Forgiving the Unforgiveable – YouTube. I just saw a screening tonight at the Foto8 gallery in London of a new documentary film about Sierra Leone called Fambul Tok (“family talk” in Krio). This film is the blueprint of how to document sustainable peace in post-conflict Sierra Leone. The question I’ve beenContinue reading “TEDxDirigo – Libby Hoffman – Forgiving the Unforgiveable – YouTube”