Tag Archives: fire

Windows

The people jumping to their deaths out of the windows of buildings engulfed in flames and the people jumping to their deaths out of the windows of buildings not engulfed in flames have something in common.    

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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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Spring

Flowers need the spring plants need the spring trees need the spring and the farmer needs the spring after a cold, harsh winter so the snow can melt the earth can thaw and the birds can sing once again.   … Continue reading

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Burning Man

The burning man runs 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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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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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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Ho’olehua Night

The brightening light of the Hoku moon lets us know we should head home soon we have to rise with the August sun today has ended tonight has come let’s get home and light the fire then sing and dance … Continue reading

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