Tag Archives: Humanity

POEM: Our Fear Less Leader

If aiding and abetting genocide does not make you unfit for the highest public office, then I don’t know what would. I am sick and tired of being told we have to vote for the least totally unfit candidate for … Continue reading

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POEM: What is De-served?

In a grievance-filled whirled, there is often attention brought to rights violations, particularly when it is one’s own rights that are violated. Of course, rights are meaningless without responsibilities to secure those rights. This is where the chasm in securing … Continue reading

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POEM: People of Consequence

Our actions have consequences. We are people of consequence. The ends are determined by the means. Unfortunately, the inanity in our culture, which may, much of the time, seem harmless in it meaninglessness, meets up with epic crimes against humanity. … Continue reading

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POEM: Rat Race Religion

This poem is a meditation on the banality of evil that arises from good people doing nothing when it comes knocking at their doorstep. This accomplice-ment is aided by a blinding enmeshment in a rat race offering, justification for ignoring … Continue reading

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POEM: As The Whirled Goes Bye

When I look out into the world, I often get the image of chickens running around with their heads cut off. I see an addiction to “winning” that disconnects us from creation, others and ourselves, and in supreme irony, races … Continue reading

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POEM: Of Yores and Mind — Owed to Buffalo State Asylum for the Mentally Insane

Last summer, while visiting Buffalo, which was a serendipitously pleasant visit (except for the bedbugs, see bed bug poem), the highlight of the visit was stumbling upon this grand architectural complex. We were staying in a cool, urban farm Airbnb … 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: 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: God’s Preferential Option

I have learned that an open heart is a broken heart. A common reaction to pain, stress, or trauma is to close down as a defense mechanism. While the world has plenty of pain, stress, and trauma, a healthy response … Continue reading

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POEM: Re-Nouned

I am not one for titles and hierarchical living. Of coarse, labels serve some function in relating to one another. Still, I yearn for human relations where titles of status and power do not confound our basic humanity. Thus, this … Continue reading

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POEM: As Humanity Reseeds

Here is an apocalyptic valentine, a final kiss planted. As Humanity Reseeds That final mourning We greet With a kiss A poetic rejoinder Transcendent graffiti Write on the apocalypse In a whirled that had Drunk The Kool-Aid® Even at that … Continue reading

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POEM: Bombing

Humanity is bombing. Let’s end the violence. Bombing Bombs a way Bombs aweigh Bombs a weigh Bombs away

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POEM: Box Set

This poem ponders the boxes that we put one another in, weather conservative or liberal, and how money and our own interests get in the weigh of our shared humanity. May we think outside our boxes and always put humanity … Continue reading

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POEM: Dead Precedents

Can we let go of the stale, moribund notion that money will give us security and somehow not come between us and our humanity. Dead Precedents He could not handle change So he only dealt with folding Money And that … Continue reading

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POEM: Winning The Stockholm Sin-drome

This is another in my series of poems on artificial intelligence. I suspect that the “wow factor” of some early AI uses will serve as a sucker punch for a largely bloodless beating. While I am skeptical of many AI … Continue reading

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POEM: Yours to Deicide

Wile it doesn’t make cents for some, I see humanity is one. I strongly suspect that there is only one side. Thus, in a religious sense, any won that kills other children of God is ungodly. In some sense, killing … Continue reading

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Starving Palestinians — How Compassion Ate Gazans

President Biden’s posed compassion and the U.S.-Israeli genocide of Palestinians in Gaza is starving the civilian population. The generations-long military occupation, the 16-year blockade on Gaza, and the current months-long bombing campaign has created a crucible of death in Gaza. … Continue reading

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POEM: Screw the All Gore Rhythm

One of my monikers in life is “screw the algorithm,” in rebellion to the lifeless calculations that often subtract from humanity and divide humanity. This poem is such a rebel cry. Screw the All Gore Rhythm The death machine is … Continue reading

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POEM: I’m Mutable Soul

Is humanity a rounding error? You be the judge — or not. I’m Mutable Soul I wondered Agin and agin Do I have a soul Imbued in this dust and water Sow muddied In regard To such square metaphysical ponderings … Continue reading

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POEM: Attrition Verses

Much of the brutality in our world takes the form of a war of attrition, where “the more titanic of the two” calculates that they can outlast the damage to won an other. This raze to the bottom abodes well … Continue reading

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