Tag Archives: history

Change

We hunger for change but history keeps proving it repeats itself as we look to passersby and none of them can see us.  

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In The Sky

I. Helicopters buzz alongside lush-green sea cliffs through sacred valleys and over farmland, cutting through peace and quiet, cutting   through silence like knives chop, chop, chop, a reminder of missionaries sharpening their blades, chopping the islands like venison   … Continue reading

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Let Them Hold The Pen

Let them hold the pen children won’t lose their parents, parents their children and neither will lose their limbs neither will lose their country   the land where they’re born is where they’ll die of old age no more pages … Continue reading

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The Call It Blowback

We all wonder why there’s chaos around the world. They call it blowback. This chaos we see today, is thanks to the CIA.   From the Middle East and all the Americas to South East Asia we’re reaping what we … Continue reading

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Caravans

Would you like to buy some Chiquita bananas with a side of lies? Don’t you wonder why they drive northbound in these caravans?  

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Chiseled In Stone

History’s rhymes might seem coincidental but they’re chiseled in stone they are fundamental   war feeds the market and keeps it alive war is the reason this system survives   they’re still taking our bread to build death machines and … Continue reading

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Origins

An Ancestry.com DNA test tells me that these are my origins: Ireland/Scotland/Wales, Europe East, Europe West, Iberian Peninsula, Europe South, European Jewish, Great Britain, Native American, Scandinavia, Finland/Northwest Russia but the only thing that connects me to my ancestors is … Continue reading

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