Tag Archives: Patience

POEM: Anew Year

HAPPY NEW YEAR! Anew Year Father time Mother patience Bring it on Anew year Out with the owed Be gone with grudges And woe to overdo In with the knew Refreshing awe that hold dear Embracing fully that near And … Continue reading

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POEM: The Rode Less Travailed

While I have a grate deal of confidence in my well-founded opinions, I can get lost in sharing these opinions with those who have no interest in listening to them. Even if I am right, the shadow of self-righteousness can … Continue reading

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POEM: The Hypocrites Oath

This poem is a parody of the “Hippocratic Oath,” an early version of medical ethics best known for its precept of “do no harm.” Of course, American health care is a minefield of doing harm, adept at both undertreatment and … Continue reading

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POEM: A Madder of Time

This poem plays with the notions of patience and urgency in a whirled that can be crazy, like berserkers crying for help. The tempting insanity of joining the frenetic pace of crazy can’t just be brushed off, as some sane … Continue reading

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POEM: Calling Awe Siblings

Awe those who stand in awesome awe are my siblings. This poem is a call for awe of us to join together as one family. Calling Awe Siblings There is family Close as kin And stronger than blood Knits beyond … Continue reading

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POEM: Bastard Won and Awe

This poem is a tribute to that parent of us awe, oddly making us sort of bastards, yet siblings to all. Feel free to join this family of virtues. Bastard Won and Awe I am A bastard Fodder to none … Continue reading

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LOVE POEM: The Her and Now

The Her and Now Her gentle generosity Levels a see of petty lacks Her abundant kindness Overwhelms any insecurity Her abiding faith Shrinks fear two size Her steadfast patience Outlasts wistful worries Her joy Outshines any mourn Her bounding gratitude … 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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FREE POLITICAL POSTER: Republican Leaders Gather To Celebrate Their Tax Scam

The coalition of deplorables known as the Republican leadership are celebrating the careening success of their ill-considered, hypocritical, and mean-spirited tax scam.  Now, perhaps the only hope for sane Americans is that GOP leaders will stumble over themselves in their … Continue reading

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HOPE POEM: Hope Can Be

Hope can be Like an animal cornered by a predator Fighting for life Hope can be Like a wisp of smoke Wafting through the claws of enemies Hope can be Like adore number three A seeding that grand prize of … Continue reading

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POEM: Hope – That Singular Bird

Hope comes from high noon And at night From the sunlight skipping off the moon Hope slips through the concrete Like a weed Just being A weed Hope grows on trees Some falling as seeds Most dropping as fertilizer Only … Continue reading

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POLITICAL POEM: Pick You’re Genocide

Pick You’re genocide Won side or the other Gun to head Ahead to gun Aliens pervade our atmosphere As whirled wore thee Restless natives no so slight Wear homieland security rules Redcoats and bluecoats Everyday cover ups Of fuzz overruling … Continue reading

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POEM: Flowing Inevitably Threw Us

Our hearts were broke A cache sow, well, spent In solvent In life Long Yearnings Teaming tsunamis of solidarity Of the largesse kind Poor Over us Torn as under A heavy wait Pre-seeding A compelling yield As if Some bank … Continue reading

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POEM: Plodding Vivacious Nature

While I was busy Doing my busyness Over taking My competition Nature was successively Undertaking my previous busyness done Supplanting my decomposing legacy With crop worth feasting on In treating me As patience heel Going Won better Nature calls Barely … 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: Love Making

I was mistaken All those years Those sweetest ours Thinking I was making love When in truth Love was making me This love poem, as most of my poems, can be read several ways.  Of course, the simplest reading is … 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: And Love Comes, However Inconceivably

There I stood I was in That not so thin line Between getting More than I could ask for And more than I bargained for The distinction of gratitude Or the convergence of thieves Still born Of one accord I … Continue reading

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POEM: Insane Asylum Patience

Whose violence is worse They argued The insane asylum patience Condemning barbarism As the strongest barbarians Write history And write makes right Or sow it might As cartoonish caricatures Capture humanities A tension Leaving those under Lying causes Uniformly camouflaged … Continue reading

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