Category Archives: terrorism

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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Collateral Death

if you kill me and my family and friends and neighbors I won’t care if you do it with chemical weapons, or if you do it with biological weapons, or if you do it with nuclear weapons, I won’t care … Continue reading

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In the unlikely event

in the unlikely event of my death in a terror attack you do not have permission to use my name or likeness in any way, shape, or form. I don’t want my mothers tears to be joined by rivers that … Continue reading

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Terror

There is a reason that we hear about places like Barcelona and not about places like Bulu Sheikh,   Spain colonized and Somalia was colonized.   I wonder if the terrorists in Barcelona saw the statue of Christopher Columbus before … Continue reading

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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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Refuge

Seeking refuge from the storm the air’s on fire chaos the norm black and blue and shades of grey my soul is tired but I’m okay thank you for this milk and bread bless you now my child is fed … Continue reading

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