Author Archives: Mario A. Pita

Rooted

An old tree’s stuck where it has grown, and I feel stuck as well though in a different way than it who reaches slowly toward the sky, from just one place to drink each solar ray. I’m stuck not in … Continue reading

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Chocolate

As I ate chocolate late one afternoon, with sunlight streaming in the living room, it dawned on me as I lifted my spoon the ice cream sweetness I could then consume had been made possible since energy from sunlight had … Continue reading

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Eternity Prerequisite

Imagine if a rose knew it would die and therefore didn’t bother to unfurl because it couldn’t see a reason why to blossom from its bud-wrapped little curl if its life was a temporary show, perhaps a pitstop for a … Continue reading

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Riveting

At fifty-five, no aging sage, still fool, I strive to learn each day a thing that’s new, though it’s been decades since I went to school, I’ve learned much more in life than all I knew, for learning is a … Continue reading

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Homecoming

for Amy Like someone who has been away from home feels happy at the thought they’ll soon arrive, after so much time they had to roam on rough terrain where it was hard to drive, that’s how I feel when … Continue reading

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Rehearsal Lesson*

A homeless man who plucked a loaned guitar showed me the piano chords to play along, and though I’m furthest thing from music star, I managed to accompany his song, because he showed me what to me was hard and … Continue reading

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Feline Island

You cuddle with your cat who brings you peace while trouble vortexes swirl all around, and though their turbulence may never cease, your feline island forms a steady ground where they that loomed so large seem to decrease, and tightly … Continue reading

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