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The Dusk

A dark Day for Democracy as the Sun is setting on day`Dreams at Night`fall Our Journey towards Liberty and Justice for All moves in Circles of Immaturity The Masters trade in Options on new slave`blocks The new Chattel Immigrants Flesh`n`Bone … Continue reading

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The Moment

We are a people lost along the way leading from liberty ours to liberty for all as fearful we founder on the shoals of hate we are blindmen led by captains blinded by their own will This the moment Here … Continue reading

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The Moments

The moments are dripping out of the spent year like coffee thru spent grounds    drip drip drip The last drops going tepid pale compared to the steaming crema first streaming    drip drip drip All that is Is all … Continue reading

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At the Border

At the border a little family waits having traveled so far searching freedom born of faith In the evening they await the dark hoping against hope to slip invisibly by a border guard He a carpenter with skillful hands She … Continue reading

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Pondering Grace

Beneath the canopy of the heavens we live as if blind to God’s glory preferring the neon of Cities of Chance to the mystery pondering infinity as those made in the image of God a Grace of enormity vast as … Continue reading

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On Courage

~ for Sean Hannity Some say it takes courage to stand against a tide knowing waves do deepen Currents strong enough to carry the careless away abound in the sea in rip`tides But I’d say such courage may merely mask … Continue reading

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On Judge Roy Moore

Underneath your well`paved morality lies the labyrinth of your ethics the descending staircase to character How easily the duplicitous mind plays with a simpleminded child’s soul In the shadow`land of lies lust is right when faced with popularity and a … Continue reading

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American Tribalism

We are a family of the estranged Citizens of a land deaf to our history Neighbor strangers in neighbor`hoods without cohesion Children parents parents children Gone is the era of accountability We feel free now to flaunt liberties ours but … Continue reading

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Deportee’s Lament

I was working picking your apples from high up your ladder in your vast orchard of endless trees If not picking I drove your sprayer wearing your protective suit & your gas`mask down endless rows If not spraying I pruned … Continue reading

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El Lechero

His name is Juan For the past 8 years he has been milking cows on a Skagit Valley dairy farm arrives at the barn at 5 AM leaves again at 5 PM He rents a house Juan is married His … Continue reading

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The Innocents

The children of the migrants pay for the crimes of their parents so innocently Born here they are citizens yet live in the fear their parents will be deported The shadow of that fear hides constantly in eyes darkly open … Continue reading

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Wild`Fire

Already the Land sun`scorched awaits a spark a careless match lightning strike cigarette butt a careless firework Even so the People grown brittle with conflicts in their politics kindle in piles at their limits to explode at a word Gradually … Continue reading

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