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Customer Service POEM: On Hold

Holed for service A fool 40 minutes Before it curse to me Awe this while Writing a verse And now Awe is write with the whirled And still Feeling somewhat loopy With Muzak As the soundtrack of my life A … Continue reading

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POEM: Promedica My Ass — Owed To Branding

Logos used Too mean Know ledge Like that age owed ad vice Would you jump off a bridge If every won ails did As in sayin’ Bye your good will As money oozes from the non-prophet, health care (sic) system … Continue reading

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MUST READ POEM: Incarcerated Truth

MUST READ POEM: Incarcerated Truth But for the slip of the tongue There could be Having Been given The slip of paper With a key Too incarcerated truth Knot to be Read aloud There is know God Many of the … Continue reading

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POEM: Answering The Call

He was called Into the warden’s office The best cell In the big house Next to the judges chamber Of commerce Inhumanity Chain standing in A stile Rhyming with orange The nature of bars and steal Overtly concrete Knot no’ing … Continue reading

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POEM: Hell In A Handbasket

I would rather live… In a trailer That proverbial mobile homme Seeing stars when roofs are razed And nothing but realty at my back As awe of creation is present As I am Looked down upon Wading patiently fore that … Continue reading

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Donald Trump: The Dress Rehearsal for Fascism

If you want to make sense of the failure of neoliberalism, as typified by Hillary Clinton, and its vomiting up of proto-fascist leaders like Donald Trump, then author and journalist Chris Hedges nails it again, in this piece, Donald Trump: The Dress Rehearsal … Continue reading

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POEM: Peppered With Violence

Bland and tasteless souls Often pepper with violence The salt of the earth Writing a vicious cycle In rehashed seasonings Winners of discontent The Fall’s harvest Yet even sow Hope springing eternal And summers of love As have know choice … Continue reading

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POEM: Halving No Interest

Wile a capital idea to sum I halve no interest In how you make a living Rather That which Makes you Come alive I would dare say that most of life lost is in the chasm between making a living … Continue reading

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POEM: Signs of The Tines

At the White House speak easy Blah blah blah blah blah blah The media drinks it up At a mine-blowingly vapid clip In the mean time On the plantation Grounds to a halt Surrounded by offense In arose guardin’ At … Continue reading

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POEM: How Ever Dumb Dumb Dumb Dumb

In his rock Solid doubt Thomas Had herd rumors Of unflailing love Abuzz of hope so high If only To find himself Quite In the dark Wear time stops To the ever sow gentle Beating To a singular conundrum As … Continue reading

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POEM: Joining That Mystical Union

Having Evolved Too keep Every last won Of this sophisticated specious Under opposable thumbs Like a perch In a stream of consciousness Executing my porpoise The best I can do A thwart on the phase of humanity This avowing That … Continue reading

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POEM: In What Seams Faultless

At certain moments I am left In a world Beyond That which is My own Speechless In what seams faultless Only to be Hereafter Unleashed After awe Unforked tongue Speaking freely To anyone who can Here Experiencing such presence Unfrayed … Continue reading

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POEM: The Taoist Dowager

The Taoist dowager Bends gently to that before her Inclined to bless Those below Indivisible To the high and mighty Wholly touched Braille beyond the see Maid of tender harmonies Composed Of one, a chord The maladies of life joyfully … Continue reading

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POEM: Ebola US Over

Ebola US over When fear metes science When we no what too due Still, rabidly executing our will As wee act in sanity Cheap as rationed rationality Upscale absurdity As some fret butler Frankly red-faced, not giving a damn As … Continue reading

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POEM: The Meaning of Vex Lex

In a universe beyond apprehension She caught herself Vexing once again Is there meaning? Looking above The stars just winked Looking below The grass said “How can you stand it?” Looking forward Her next meal said “Eat me.” Looking back … Continue reading

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POEM: An Oasis Scarcely Better, Then a Mirage

From oasis to oasis Straw men Hiring suckers Living under Dissembled bridges Until it’s over Troubled waters What’s the hold-up Living for weak ends And long vocations Until Down Under One foot in front of the other One foot in … Continue reading

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POEM: Mental Health Café

In the mental health café Most of us just order the usual The anxiety du jour A small mixed salad of worries With a little resentment on the side For many, anxiety is the norm.  Anxiety seems to propel life … Continue reading

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POEM: A Ghastly Alchemy

For just Some Dam Weepin’s permit I protect and serve Up my enemies Like Cold Turkey Shoot Only to rifle But growing ode In a ghastly alchemy Silver bullets turning to lead Down the wrong path Instantly poisoned Hearts and … Continue reading

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POEM: More Than, a Nester — Owed to Seán Nestor, in honor of his 29th birthday

More Than, a Nester Owed to Seán Nestor in honor of his 29th birthday In the beginning There was a good egg In compassed By a paltry brood A restless nativity And ageless questions Of what thirst And what last … Continue reading

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POEM: We Won’t Be Food Again

I would rather Be Job Less than Renounce A living wager And know place to lie My head My heart Made homeless In loo of A fast fooled nation For going The beast Wee Can due Hitched to number one … Continue reading

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