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I Drove A Car Last Night

*WARNING*GRAPHIC CONTENT* (This poem is about cruelty to animals. This is sadly a true story. The police are not providing animal control services, though they get county funding to do so. There is a small understaffed & underfunded nonprofit clinic … Continue reading

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Lucky We Live Hawaii

We’re lucky we live Hawaii, must be the vog though ’cause we can’t see turtles and monk seals dying and we can’t hear Kanaka crying, and we don’t have a word to say when it’s independence day in this land … Continue reading

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Fat and Happy

As I arrived at my friends farm yesterday, I thought I heard the sound of bone being cut, pig bone or maybe sheep or goat, but   the sound that I heard was the grinder my friend held in his … Continue reading

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Asylum

The lunatics aren’t running the asylum they’re running the entire country hell bent on destroying the world and I don’t mean just this current guy if you think that the madness just recently started you’re either naive or high because … Continue reading

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Planting, Harvesting

Covered in red dirt with Bumpy the dog close by I become timeless and weightless, floating between yesterday and tomorrow   as I till the earth and plant food for the future and the sun will rise and the winter … Continue reading

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The Queen Never Lost Her Crown

Monk Seals already have to sunbathe on plastic-covered beaches now and they might be displaced from their home in Molokai’s shore waters by another species of seal the deadliest the world has known far beyond merely invasive but sadly, it’s … Continue reading

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Only The Bible Is Allowed To Be Sacred

Not even with a thirty meter telescope will we be able to see all the damage done to the ‘āina already we won’t see polluted aquifers and an ailing reef we won’t see the monk seals and turtles laying on … Continue reading

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