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The Poppies Are Everywhere

Marx called religion the opium of the masses but we pray to Gods of war and the poppies are everywhere and we pretend to remember (and care) and we feel so much better now and we won’t dare question the … 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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Napalm Castles

fleeing fire for a frying pan I see a dying man laughing at sinners posing as saints   the mirror broke and faint whispers called for fresh paint to hide the truth   spitting lies disguised as proof but a … Continue reading

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Strange Birds

Strange birds were flying one by one they passed overhead. Children looked up in wonder, dying. Was this the heavens sending thunder?

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Twerk (Dedicated to Chelsea Manning and the people of Syria)

Twerk  written August 27, 2013 Cyclops babies gestated in depleted uranium wombs cry for the men in our kingdom with two blind eyes glued to scripted reality where newsmen get achy breaky hard-ons for a hillbilly’s daughter in modern day … Continue reading

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