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A Sabbath Poem

“For we are fallen like trees, our peace Broken, and so we must Love where we cannot trust, Trust where we cannot know, And must await the wayward-coming grace That joins living and dead, Taking us where we would not … 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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The Weaver

“Transgression speaks to the wicked        deep in their hearts;     there is no fear of God before their eyes.  For they flatter themselves in their own eyes     that their iniquity cannot be found out … 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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Paper`Cranes

The white house is decorated with cranes neatly folded origami cranes deftly folded by the deft hands of the sycophants of the god each bird when unfolded marred by a lie No sooner a lie is caught than another crane … Continue reading

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Seven Haiku: November

i. the big yellow rat feeding at the bird feeder thinks he is a finch ii. in the trick mirror the ape gives us a big smile says i am your friend iii. the northern snow geese fly south for … Continue reading

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On Election Day

We retreat now to our native caves to await the judgment our single solitary ballot added to the vast sea of the national will Now we retreat Across a fence the neighbor pulls` down window shades so as not to … Continue reading

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On Democracy

Tomorrow America gathers at the National Park for the quadrennial contest to see who gets to be its leader The two massive teams will face off Red vs Blue across the chasm full of mud Each team holds one rope … Continue reading

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On Voting the Dream

Now when politicians grasp at threads opponents’ proud mantles to unravel Tell half`truths half`truths to uncover opponents’ base characters to reveal Now when electorates no longer think follow fools fools themselves to show Devour platitudes in place of policies while … Continue reading

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Tell Me Something Funny

Tell me something funny I’m in sore need of a little humor I’ve let myself get caught up in a pervasive spiral of negativity She who would be our Queen has but rhinestones in her crown He who wants to … Continue reading

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On President Trump

When I was a boy Harry Truman was the President Douglas MacArthur had finished civilizing Japan and the President put Gen. MacArthur in charge of all the US troops fighting in the Korean war MacArthur wanted to push the war … Continue reading

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On The Donald

It seems the sleeping giant is stirring in the land The ‘silent majority’ which claims politicians don’t listen when Real America speaks That half of the people who refuse to own Obama The blacks blacks & browns blacks browns & … Continue reading

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