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Free Political Poster: HISTORY – Rinse Repeat – Negro Man, I AM A MAN, Immigrant Children, I AM A CHILD

As is often repeated in history, “Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” And we are neck deep in shampoo, as we rinse history and repeat it. The iconic image of a black man holding … Continue reading

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IMMIGRATION POEM: In A Parent Idiocy

In a parent idiocy Wee are tolled The right Thing to do Is children For sake In wanting To be a legitimate American Leave your children behind A crashing symbol To not here As freedom wrings A bout effacing the … Continue reading

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Chris Hedges’ Interviews Noam Chomsky on Precarious State of America

Once again, Chris Hedges nails it in his article, Noam Chomsky Has ‘Never Seen Anything Like This,’ discussing the precarious state of the current American political landscape and bringing to bear Chomsky’s rigorous and insightful analysis over the last several generations: … 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: That Miraculous Happen Stance

She was wading For something in particular Her role in the hay Like searching for a needle Attentive to pricks and pitchforks Grasping at straws Wandering what might catch Frayed of what could be Inconceivable A mystical roam to grow … Continue reading

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POEM: Her Beatify Regime

She offered her life for others Occupying the known and unknown In a humanity so rare As a piece of raw flesh Nourishing friend and faux akin Wear life and dead meet Sow mysteriously Anew humanity Becoming In awe weighs … Continue reading

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POEM: Rutherford

Rutherford was a man Whose cruelty was only Acceded by his ignorance And all kinds of people Parted with his presence A gift to know one Leased of awe himself And if you ran into him In all likely hood … Continue reading

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POEM: Chapter 58 – Isaiah

Chapter 58 – Isaiah Isaiah was a man A kind of a man More generous than his wealth Untouchable by another’s profits With a frugality beyond any poverty He was a gentle man With a purposefulness typically beyond words Speaking … Continue reading

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POEM: Same Old Hope

He said, “Wow, you’re the same old hopeful person.” I said “Yes, and somewhat dyslexic. I’m a Samo Hopien” This short poem doubles as a bad joke.  Appropriately so, my dyslexia is in tandem with the double vision of punning.  … Continue reading

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POEM: A Lousy Take on Lao-Tse

A Lousy Take on Lao-Tse (Tao Te Ching 38) When Tao is lost There is virtue When virtue is lost There is morality When morality is lost There is propriety Yet oddly Even when Awe is lost Tao remains The … Continue reading

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POEM: Escaping Hubris

Indigency is the quickest road Out of hubris Few of us can afford Its high price Hubris, or arrogance, is powerfully seductive in the human mind.  This excessive self-confidence seems to be an inescapable part of egocentricity.  Nonetheless, as humans … Continue reading

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POEM: Lifting Fog

Lifting Fog You can’t fight city hall They are too big to fail We are too small to make a difference A mere drop in a vast sea These lies can travel through vast deserts of grief and despair Like … Continue reading

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