Tag Archives: Media

Let’s Go Read Rumi (Ode to Spring)

Before the vultures dine on another ancient civilization and cities become rubble lets break bread instead of bones   lets cleanse our palate and feast on the food of kings and queens, lets walk through smoke screens, and sit on … Continue reading

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Speculation

The news stations hovered around the front lawn of the White House. Even the days sporting events were interrupted as every tv station showed footage of a lone wolf laying motionless on the lawn. The likely intended target, the president, … Continue reading

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Sea to shining see

Crocodile tears for those you hate its three cheers for progress but more locks on more gates the hour is late too tired from running around and around and around lost the race we’re drowning in those tears it was … Continue reading

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hiccups

these are hiccups in an otherwise perfectly fine society perfect in most ways we claim to be now back to your regularly scheduled programing programmed not to see hiccups as anything more than a glitch in american folklore will there … Continue reading

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Perpetual

sea to shining see stars crash cars tattoo over scars colonize Mars shut down bars get home after the rooster crows drain a cup of Joe sun rising later and later tis the season after season we’ll make up reasons … Continue reading

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Twenty-Two HUMAN BEINGS

September is Suicide Prevention Month. According to the government, 22 veterans commit suicide every day. It’s probably a lot higher. Twenty-two is just a number, a statistic but there are names and faces devastated families, friends and communities They say … Continue reading

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SOS: Sacrifice Our Souls…an ode to violence, america’s pastime

SOS Sacrifice Our Souls… an ode to violence, america’s pastimeĀ  Fallen Disney princesses Are no longer needed To hide the military And the mercenaries As they continue to spread World War Three To more and more countries Filled with dehumanized … Continue reading

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