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Along the Road: Day Four

Along the road I met the activist covered head`to`toe in ribbons for his cause his mouth a machine` gun spitting cliches to save the earth Militant`minds are sheer mysteries turning on the lathes of our society’s troubles protests the vocation … Continue reading

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Making`Change

Those who hold all the power of the status`quo abhor change their truth is a lie Those who hate hide behind their white`sheets of advantage lest liberty be free Change is a remedy to all injustice the work of those … Continue reading

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On the Economy

Can you hear it? That sound of money like the stainless`steel balls spit from pachinko machines lined up in banks on walls our world the casino in a new economy       pa`ching       pa`ching     … Continue reading

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The Bull

The bull in the pasture so muscle`bound musk`scented is alone A beast with one thing on its thick brain testicle`driven is vicious The man with one thing on his crude mind power`thirsty is brutal Animals will have sex while human … Continue reading

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On Naming

To him they were simply birds songbirds perhaps To her they were always more finch wren towhee To Jim they were specifically Meg Sally Big Blue A name is the gift we bestow on those we love

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On Great Men

They were great men once geniuses of a sort who opened the arts to brave new ideas by way of their creativity Their fame brought power unbridled in a way in their imaginations they came to think of themselves as … Continue reading

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Selfless Love

Like the soil without water we’re merely dust without mercy we’re but ash But let love fill the furrows of our alienation forgotten seeds come to life Who guessed he held a garden until she cultivated his obstinate clay crushed … Continue reading

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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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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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When Clever Hopes Expire

History comes home from time to time Rewrites itself even in the affairs of those who once stood tall against its tyrants We become a tyranny So subtly the politician wields his power First he teaches fear then hate comes … Continue reading

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Simple Questions

“The earth is the Lords’ and all that is in it,       the world, and those who live in it;    for he has founded it on the seas,       and established it on the rivers.”~ … Continue reading

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