Category Archives: Politics

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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Breaking the Circle (Sonnet)

This light that shines today through Fall’s first frost Enshrining Life that, as it sings its death, Gives beauty up along with its last breath Is that same light that shone last on those lost. No separation on this circling … Continue reading

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Apology

We didn’t think- that racism gone underground would spread roots that a buffoon could call hate to arms that even a fool would choose to destroy the earth that Orwell’s nightmare would come real that our indifference would fertilize Evil … Continue reading

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Tanka for the Beauty of Trees

In the world of trees factories spew oxygen take just what they need- if their beauty were enough we could live and breathe freely

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Tanka for Hope

Late Spring’s yellow light brushes bright unfolding leaves chimes the evening in- Praise the persistence of Life sprung fresh from darkness and death.

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For a Gentle April in Syracuse

The delicate lacing of leaves being born with the dawn – The gazing out windows in hope of a glimpse of a fawn – The gray rolling furball of squirrels getting busy on grass Surrounded by tulips all rising above … Continue reading

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