Category Archives: Terrorism

#426 – two haiku

two haiku   I am infected sick, as anger assumes its place in front of love     my own diseased thoughts; where is the second gunman on the grassy knoll?   Advertisements

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#415 2 Haiku

2 Haiku   rhapsody of tears such a long and heavy rain the names of the dead     when tomorrow comes love will sweep away the glass broken from hatred    

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#414 – 4 Haiku

4 Haiku about June 12, 2016     heart squeezed by anger the easy spread of hatred now I want a gun     for the bereaved; I am not enlightened—I want to kill the killers     insides torn; … Continue reading

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#412 – 2 Haiku

2 Haiku   reverence beyond words as I begin to sculpt the World Trade Center         art’s silent prayer for the souls and families of so many dead    

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#393 – 3 Haiku

3 Haiku   have we had enough? is it not a world war when the world is threatened?      sky in pieces; no haven from the crushing black gravity of hate     way below the base of humanity … Continue reading

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#368 – 2 Haiku

2 Haiku   they side against me protest against my actions― my knees and my hips     since when is the act of beheading not an act of war? who are we?    

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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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#344 of 365 – “black dust”

“black dust”   bloodied concrete and broken steel unexpected goodbyes from a now hallowed field black dust in the air, grief in our lungs fear and rage that such evil had come so many hands reaching in for another deep-dug … Continue reading

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#343 of 365 – “yesterday’s torture”

“yesterday’s torture”   silence like a cancer has shut down our fury we’ve abandoned our trial disbanded our jury we sit in the sight of molested souls who inhabit their lives but have no controls women and children living horrible … 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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