Newspaper tucked
under his arm
Mr Roberts bopping
down the sidewalk
whistling a tune from
the 1950s
sporting a bow tie
that he wears at
the local fast food
joint flipping
burgers and scooping
fries to one and all

Everyone is happy
when they see their
favorite burger man
doing his job
without a bad thing
to say about anything
or anybody

Mr Roberts is the man


The elderly lady

sitting on the stoop

laughing at

anything that

comes to mind

Almost everyday

at five in the


she fires up

a joint and

it makes her

feel jubilant


Dalai Lama Quote

“I believe the very purpose of our life is
to seek happiness. That is clear. Whether
one believes in religion or not, whether one
believes in this religion or that religion, we
all are seeking something better in life. So, I
think, the very motion or our life is towards

Dalai Lama


Letting go gives us freedom,
and freedom is the only
condition for happiness. If, in
our heart, we still cling to
anything – anger, anxiety, or
possessions – we cannot be free.

Thich Nhat Hanh