Category Archives: justice

Fire: RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #225 Strike&Hunger

Do you remember Bobby Sands, sixty-six days as a nation prayed? Hunger strikes the match that lights the fire that keeps on burning.     Haiku challenge from: RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #225 Strike&Hunger

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Uncle Sam’s Muslim Ban

We want to ban Muslims from coming to America because it is a lot more socially acceptable for Uncle Sam to kill them when they are in their own countries rather than here in America unless, of course, they are … Continue reading

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We’re The Elves

Blaming the president and not ourselves is like blaming santa and not his elves   We’re all to blame   They keep controlling us with fear so we pay our taxes year after year   We’re all to blame   … Continue reading

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Palestinian Cigarettes

Palestinian cigarettes burn extremely fast it seems like, to make them last we have to stop, or turn back the clock. Some say its fate that makes them burn this way.   I met an old man, an olive farmer in a small … Continue reading

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May Day

It’s May Day May Day May Day come, workers of the world unite and fight for justice tell all the boys and girls that today’s the day, no need to pray we’ll stand up and we’ll fight and we won’t … Continue reading

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Walking Man

The sidewalk loosely guides us as we drone along on autopilot gliding between building and street building and street building and street until the sound of honking horns overpowers our headphones and we see red hands prompting us to stop … Continue reading

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thunder

a butterfly flutters then dies and theres thunder and I wonder whats under the rock pick it up break the lock lift the chains from the flock sail away from the dock crashing of the stock market fell take the … Continue reading

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