Category Archives: Humanity

#438 – 3 Haiku

3 Haiku   my lack of shock hurts a crushing fatigue like death by paralysis     ache and hope anew heart wrenched back to life by the brash pain of the young     Oh, I hope they tear … Continue reading

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#437 – “scourge”

“scourge”   no morality no decency no literacy no honesty no bravery no empathy no equality no sincerity no loyalty no humility no humanity no real presidency and for the rest of us no safety and if we don’t fight … Continue reading

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#417 – 2 Haiku

2 Haiku     beneath who we are a crushed idea, almost dead; America     smell of life burning bones and leaves and happiness gone beneath fear’s ash  

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#361 of 365 – “scraps”

“scraps”   ladders to Heaven from dreams on the ground broken souls praying for paths to be found children who sleep with full bellies in sheets newly-made orphans who sleep in the streets guns on the prowl to kill or convert … Continue reading

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#353 of 365 – “mistrial”

“mistrial”   across from the alley where it still appears clean where the trash is hidden and the rodents unseen I sit in the momentary bliss of denial as if danger were averted by a public mistrial the news has faded … Continue reading

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#349 of 365 – “tether”

 “tether”   there’s so much light that’s travelled years inside the gravity of time   whispering through the shadows of the past it leaves behind   there are no folded up spaces where today can last forever   no soundless … Continue reading

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#337 of 365 – “something beside”

“something beside”   and what of the women whose silence is worn like echoes of living they secretly mourn I understand nothing claim no wisdom to teach wonder if they’re too deep in their garments to reach are their hopes … Continue reading

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#336 of 365 – “conundrum”

“conundrum”   I am tossed about in a conundrum between my day and the day’s news that has poured over me like a blindness heavy and suffused my equilibrium is tainted off-colored by the times musty unusable and tattered by … Continue reading

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#333 of 365 – “borders”

 “borders”   I never cared much for borders till evil plotted its course and the only thing between it and me were the borders we enforce   I never cared much for countries even my own until my homeland was … Continue reading

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#320 of 365 – 2 Haiku

2 Haiku   so much refuse spills gets on everyone until we’re stuck in garbage     smoke and broken glass so much, no one sees where to step without bleeding  

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