Category Archives: peace

58 People

58 people have died today 58 people have gone away 58 people and now you pray for Las Vegas.   58 people have died today in Las Vegas but it’s everyday in Iraq and it’s everyday in Afghanistan don’t you … Continue reading

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There are rumors of peace

We get optimistic when we look to the sky but the stars shine the brightest long after they die   this planet is polluted our sun is burning hot turning blind eyes we ruin our little blue dot   where … Continue reading

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Talking Trees

“Pleased to meet you” said the tree now fire burns it’s memory and lumber jacks are back for more but trees don’t worry whats in store. A battle-hardened old tree sways, “It’s been like this for all my days so … Continue reading

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Fire or Water

fire and fury shock and awe death and destruction   or   water and food medicine and peace life and love

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The Sun: ode to Japan

06 August 2017   2,272,147,200 seconds ago 37,869,120 minutes ago 631,152 hours ago 26,298 days ago 3,757 weeks ago 864 months ago 72 years ago… the sun fell from the sky over Hiroshima rather, we dropped it. Slightly less time … Continue reading

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Or Love

in the aftermath of a bloodbath there are two paths we can take more violence for its own sake or love

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Burning Man

The burning man┬áruns as winds blow and flames grow war games go on and on and on without end SOS please send teardrops and fear candy and beer pay taxes and cheer and we’re left with King Lear we’re blind … Continue reading

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