Bad Words

First of all, words are not bad. It takes emotional filters to make them seem bad. It takes intent on the part of the speaker, even of the listener, to make a word bad. Lenny Bruce said it well in his ‘Hard Words’ bit. It’s accessible in this article on the topic. George Carlin is …

Pioneer Cafe, Montana Morning

Ladies of a Certain Age,girls no moreexcept in the heart:What Life has given,you have takendespite the dreams you had,intentions and resistance:Age acquiring resiliencefor survival’s sakewhen life is hardor dull beyond endurance. Power’s in the circlearound the cafe tableevery morning every dayexcept Sundays maybe:Ladies, older, aging socialize despitebecause of Life;finding, making,sharing, building power’round this tablethis gathering …