Category Archives: Politics

Natural Consequences

Since kindness carried no guarantee since a loving heart was worthless on the open market since a generous spirit got sucked dry and was soon discarded– We erected a new God carried it to the high place where the old … Continue reading

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Unnamed

Sunlight sparkles on snow like a million diamonds (laid by his breath in the homeless man’s beard). Annoyed at having to choose what to cook for our dinner (he is irritated by the gnawing in his belly), I turn to … Continue reading

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Winter’s Promise 2018

While rush of snow says “fear me,” whispers “death,” The crow’s hot blood still warms her wings to fly. As icy wind blows colder, takes our breath, The roots of Spring stretch deeper where they lie. More fearsome grows the … Continue reading

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Villanelle

I thought I knew my country – I was wrong. The face of Evil’s clearer every day. This rebirth through hard labor will be long. Once hidden, now the hatred proudly throngs; It’s everywhere – I cannot turn away. I … Continue reading

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Promise

The dryer drum squeaks complaints but keeps on turning- song for a dim day Snow comes first as rain- all falls from the same close sky carrying Winter Soft rains of Summer raised up all that has fallen- earth receives … Continue reading

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Tanka for Today

Scarlet leaves tremble At Winter’s first suggestion- Change disturbs us all.- Living strong through Winter’s grip Returns us to Spring’s fresh growth.

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Villanelle for the True Villains

Creating massive change is up to you. Make stronger laws not based on who has paid. Your thoughts and prayers mean nothing till you do. You serve continually only the few, The ones who idolize both cash and death. Creating … Continue reading

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