Tag Archives: fear

Window

from our room through its window we see only darkness which we were taught to fear so, afraid we sit quietly waiting and in our waiting the darkness speaks to us and we are no longer afraid as the darkness … Continue reading

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But Who…?

I. But who is to blame? The government. But who is to blame? The politicians. But who is to blame? The military. But who is to blame? The police. But who is to blame? Wall Street. But who is to … 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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Chasing Dragons

This is it this is all we’ve got yet we spend our lives chasing dragons and deities sipping holy water while forced down on our knees praying for salvation suffering spiritual starvation invisible carrots dangle as preacher men wrangle Washington’s … Continue reading

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fading

written 03 March 2017 Dreams are fading like the smoke from this incense lingering just out of sight they’re still there when you turn out the light but the smell fades and its hard to remember like senior year second … Continue reading

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Them

‘you’re either with us or you’re with them’ as lines get drawn in┬ásand we can’t stand one another forget we’re sisters and brothers sharing mothers and fathers and why bother trying when we can’t see the dying and we’re already … Continue reading

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East v. West part 5

rising tide old tie dye worn out tattered and torn indie flicks hippie chicks bags of subsidized corn keep us fed on this path that we blaze in the sand here and there everywhere lets dig in take a stand … Continue reading

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