Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 26, 2011
An emotional editorial by Shawn Olson about old age originally printed in the Messenger.
life and death, old age, nursing home, grandpa olson, grandpa himes, solitu
Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 30, 2011
A poem about the repetitive nature of human nature. We all share certain core elements that repeat over the ages, linking us to humanity.
exhausted melodies, human patterns, historic humanity, ballad of history, p
Posted on Jan 20, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011
A poem on nihilism by Shawn Olson.
unavoidable night, nihilism, family, life, poem, poetry
Posted on May 5, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011
A poem by Shawn Olson on keeping life in perspective in rough times.
fighting, despair, personal loss, poem, poetry
Posted on Apr 24, 2013 | Last Updated Apr 24, 2013
Poem about the nature of human interactions. We all want to impose ourselves, visions and beliefs onto others. But it is always a give-and-take adventure.
communication, interaction, human, relations, relationship, paradigm, control
Posted on Jan 13, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 8, 2011
Poem about the charlatans running this world.
shallow mess, poem, poetry, world politics, humanity