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POEM: The Ins and Outs of Breathing

Which is better To breathe in or out At their annual convention This was the question Of the year Not a moment Too soon As immanent researchers congregated Took sides Gave talks Of oxygen and carbon dioxide Aerobic capacity and … Continue reading

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Feminist POEM: Me Too — Now A Brand Knew Whirled Of Daughters

They rise from along history Yet much more so from her story As tectonic plates ready to serve up Unseen Earthquakes From a thousand generations reserved in silence Now a brand knew Whirled of daughters A raze of sisters A … Continue reading

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Testimony for National Commission on Military, National, and Public Service — END DRAFT REGISTRATION

I prepared the below testimony to present at a public meeting in Chicago before the National Commission on Military, National, and Public Service, a commission created by Congress to deal with questions of draft registration, most specifically, whether to end … Continue reading

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POEM: A Star To Be Borne — People Knot Looking Up

In dozin’s of dozin’s They were engrossed Fueled time and time agin In con founding sow a ware Their tension helled by their idol busyness In pitches black to looming executors As orderly As dark Knot knowing her Under stand … Continue reading

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ACTIVIST POEM: With Eyes Fixed — Owed To Shannon Frye

She was tired Enough Fore sentries of human bondage Still Those precious wons With eyes fixed On the prize Forever remanding us Stay qualm And carry on This poem was inspired by Shannon Frye’s blazing commentary that I recently included in … Continue reading

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FREE POLITICAL POSTER – SUPPORT THE ARTS – Artists Make Lousy Slaves

This free poster takes a relatively apolitical statement, “Support The Arts,” and combines it with a socially and politically provocative assertion that artists make lousy slaves.  Slavery is perhaps the penultimate expression of dehumanization, literally selling humanity for simple utility … Continue reading

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POEM: Gone, For Good

He is gone For good A martyr defined Not buy his death Rather buy living Not confined by what is left Rather liberated by what is right That singular question What heir will you breath After being Punched in the … Continue reading

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POEM: Namaste

Who dares ax Why I am Sow meta for As the spear it in me Razes up Too meat the spirit in you This poem is an ode to my favorite version of the greeting “namaste:” may the spirit in … Continue reading

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POEM: Present Daze

God invented the eight hour day But buy popular demand Parently beyond what could ever be yearned The ardor one tries Only leaves won With more or less Wanting more our In their daze With each re-quest First off with … Continue reading

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POEM: Fore Awe That Can Be Souled

He lived buy The law of the jungle Except for that whole jungle thing And law Fore that madder Welcome too Living bye A-morality A-weigh of living A-lien from nature As not giving One ascent Fore awe that can be … Continue reading

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Double Oh No: The Name’s Cadabra, Abra Cadabra

God’s Name is knot Abracadabra Too be unloosed Unwhirled As owed man Putting on Some kind Of spectacle Who’s genesis Giving No quarter To years Behind In a sense Out right hostility And udder a version Sow called Crater of … Continue reading

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POEM: Shame Old Story

A little bit Of shame Goes along Weigh Too much With blinders Knot visible In a sense Lost To over looking As awe full as life is This poem is about the overabundance of shame, a tail as owed as … Continue reading

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POEM: A Musing Co-Mission — Nein Poems! Owed to Know One

This is nine separate poems comprising one poem, each and all on the theme of the muse mercilessly striking in the middle of the night with irrepressible inspiration from God knows where. God bid me Higher than I Was willing … Continue reading

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POEM: Awe Full Going On

In oblivious camp The guard threw shoes at us My pair was too big to fill More suited to Tariq Though mine were newer Tariq’s were old And bound to be A little too snug Seeing more than a pair … Continue reading

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POEM: Meet Me Their

Meet me Wear the sky Kisses the ocean Where the day’s heat Meets the cool of eve Where a child’s cry Meets his mother’s loving ears And a full groan man Brought to his knees Now stands Before his new … Continue reading

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POEM: Car Less

One moment I have a car The next moment I don’t The universe conspires To nourish my feral body and sole Not with the twisted steal of civilization But as a carrot In a field of vision Meting its purpose … Continue reading

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POEM: In Possibility Incarnate

Alex created A work of art And Another Each infinitely improbable In possibility incarnate Bound only By certain desire One in many This poem is a mini-manifesto on art and the artistic process; hopefully, inducing some inspiration and incarnating some … Continue reading

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POEM: Double Oh Seven Up

Double Oh Seven Up He bought That violence works Buy strong Wield men Where once lust Now found Like some secret Agent of change As if Like first see’d Bared in some virgin soil Unable to grow any further Only … Continue reading

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POEM: Quiet the View

Hope Was Present On the horizon South East West North into the fabric of existence Be not afraid Weather Looking up Looking down Such peek experiences Are awe ways just Round the corner I haven’t published a poem in a … Continue reading

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POEM: Evolution of a Writer

Evolution of a Writer You have evolved into quite a writer Could you write something for my company? He solicited Presumably thinking I was still into monkey business Not even grasping I was clearly out of my tree This poem … Continue reading

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