Tag Archives: Government

Political Arena

“Do you indeed decree what is right, you gods?         Do you judge the people fairly?      No, in your hearts you devise wrongs;         your hands deal out violence on earth.   … Continue reading

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Government

“My heart overflows            with a goodly theme;    I address my verses to the king;           my tongue is like the pen               of a … Continue reading

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In the DNA

Don’t know about you but I don’t want to know the peculiar makeup of my DNA Some ignorance is bliss Knowing a thing before its time is fruitless to the ingenue Corruption is systemic whether in the individual or in … Continue reading

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Follow the Money

A river runs through the land A river not of water but one of commerce bountiful resources productive labor vast wealth On the river on its tributaries men have built dams villages towns & cities each taking out of it … Continue reading

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Blood & Bones

Of the people politicians emerge gifted individuals with eyes upon their community ears open to their needs clear consciences adept minds By the people they are selected to tackle the challenges facing cities states & nations in collaboration with other colleagues … Continue reading

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We the People

                           Pablo Picasso We’re a nation of angular states Little curvature to our hard boundaries The people’s chins carved as of iron Marlboro men We are states of … Continue reading

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Tribe to Tribe to Tribe

What congregations       we are as a nation Our dogmatic opinions       assuring isolation tribe to tribe to tribe Unity a construction       of the imagination The simple articulation       of our … Continue reading

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