Category Archives: Politics

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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Open

This is the time we thought We would dance freely together That future of open hands Shining days of open hearts Of loud singing in the cities. Where are the saints of our longing? Where is the marriage of intellect … Continue reading

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Me, too.

“Me, too” helps perhaps, though not a lot Since those who need to know most still won’t care That we can’t live life really anywhere Without attacks from testosterone-drugged snots. It’s not OUR problem-or at least it ought Not be … Continue reading

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Sarah’s Sonnet

How dare you say it’s not the time and place, You one-eyed witch, so smug and such a liar? A line like that’s enough now to inspire Much more than just a pie thrown in your face! How many have … Continue reading

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