Category Archives: News

POEM: The World’s Youth on Fire

This poem goes out the young climate activists demanding a livable world who made a federal case out of their constitutional right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happy nest dismissed by a federal appellate court. The World’s Youth … Continue reading

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POEM: Barren His Soul

I wrote this poem in 2018 when the Donald Trump hush money case with porn star Stormy Daniels was being investigated as a violation of election laws. Unfortunately, years and years later this case is just coming to trial. When … Continue reading

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POEM: Heir Droppings

This poem goes out to the five Palestinian kids killed when an American airdrop of food crushed them after the parachute failed. This over the top “Operation Breadcrumb” does nothing to stop Israel’s illegal blocking of humanitarian aid by ground … Continue reading

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POEM: An Eve with Netanyahu

As President Biden campaigns on a pro-democracy platform against the corrupt Donald Trump, he is tag teaming genocide in Gaza with his long-time friend, the corrupt Israeli PM Netanyahu, the “Bibi” brain and heart of the military onslaught and deadly … Continue reading

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POEM: Genocide Joe

Monday mourning. Last week President Joe Biden spoke of being hopeful about a ceasefire deal in Gaza. I must confess, I scheduled posting this last week, expecting the likely outcome of genocide unabated and genocide Joe abidin’ his time. I … Continue reading

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POEM: I Am Not the Dictater

I often write about difficult madders. This poem makes a simple plea: don’t kill the messenger. I Am Not the Dictater Good knews Bad news I just Due what I am Told In shorthand Write from wrong And weather you … Continue reading

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POEM: On Fire and Ice — Owed to Aaron Bushnell

Aaron Bushnell, an active-duty U.S. air force senior airman, committed self-immolation by fire to protest the U.S. sponsored Israeli genocide of Gaza. His final cry was “Free Palestine.” On Fire and Ice: Owed to Aaron Bushnell Fire and Ice, by … Continue reading

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POEM: Heart Confetti

My heart breaks, particularly when US cannot brake genocide. Heart Confetti My heart Shatters A billion peaces Shuttered Once helled To gather Now veinly hoping Fore a body politic And singular victory A party to genocide And ticker tape prayed

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POEM: Taking a Bite Out of War Crime

I am far more worried about Joe Biden’s moral feebleness than I am about any alleged physical or mental feebleness. End the genocide in Gaza! Taking a Bite Out of War Crime Get that man some dentures Grandpa Joe needs … Continue reading

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POEM: The Means

As commander-in-chief Biden provides unconditional support indispensable to Israel’s genocidal actions in Gaza, he offers inconsequential advice, even “warnings,” to limit mass civilian killings. If stopping genocide, the worst crime known to man, is somehow a close call, then his … Continue reading

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POEM: A Mazing Grays — Owed to Racist Color Blindness

During the Republican primary election, we are in the racist shit, more than usual. In Republic can due fashion, in a run away of endemic white supremacy, we hear of our civil war as only peripherally related to slavery, and … Continue reading

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POEM: Drowning in Technological Solutions — Owed to Novelty and Debt

I strongly suspect that our impulse to seek technological solutions to virtually every human problem in lieu of applying ancient wisdom acquired through millennia of human experience will be our undoing. This is worsened by our apparent addiction to manufactured … Continue reading

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POEM: Oh Israel, Unequivocally State Fallowed Script Her

I have always admired the Torah and Old Testament perpetual reminders of “I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage,” and the precept, “You shall not oppress … Continue reading

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Compassion Dusted

U.S. President Joe Biden has billed an image of a compassionate man. With the demonization of Palestinians and the full-throated backing of genocide in Gaza, any image as a compassionate is bankrupt. Compassion Dusted Thinking it’s just Biden time For … Continue reading

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POEM: In Hospitable Missive

This poem was inspired by Israel’s official denial of any responsibility in the missile attack on a Palestinian hospital which resulted in the deaths of hundreds of patients, health care workers, and refugees desperately seeking what was hoped to be … Continue reading

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POEM: Base Squared

One of my recent pet peeves is cable TV news in what seems to be am over-focus on Donald Trump, to the exclusion of the rest of the many intriguing and important things going on in the world. Ironically, these … Continue reading

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POEM: Five Cops – a Plea

I am heartened to see the DOJ open a federal civil rights investigation into the murder of Tyree Nichols in Memphis months ago. Five Cops – a Plea Five police officers Killed Tyree Nichols In Memphis Making traffic stop And … Continue reading

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POEM: A Seventh Generation Fuel

This poem is a tip of the hat to indigenous peoples’ supremely wise practice of considering every decision in the light of how it will affect people seven generations down the road. I wrote this during the dark of the … Continue reading

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POEM: Chicken Factory of Death

Today, news hit of a child dying from an industrial accident in a chicken industry where child labor is supposedly illegal. This poem goes out to Duvan Tomas Perez and our chicken body politic: Chicken Factory of Death A child … Continue reading

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POEM: The N Times? An Ode Too AI

Here is a poem a bout AI, artificial intelligence. This is a poem with ATTITUDE!  Today’s news included this: Thousands of authors urge AI companies to stop using work without permission. With this poem, I throw down the gauntlet to … Continue reading

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