root cause of all evil, all pain
greed, lust for power
desire for more always more
rooted deep in human nature
I held the flower by its stem and inhaled its scent. Luscious and other worldly, a quick trip to the tropics.
not getting what you need
leaving it all behind
long neck reaching toward the sky
white, glowing in the sun,
at the edge of a pond
watching for prey
honesty means living the truth within your own skin; not playing games; not hiding behind a mask.
honest means being yourself and showing that self to others with all its warts and wonders.