Category Archives: Violence

#460 – 1 haiku

1 haiku   more dead in our schools those left, now soldiers fighting just to live their lives   Advertisements

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#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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#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?  

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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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#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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#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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#348 of 365 – “worthy”

“worthy”   lets gather some trees up and build us a fort pillage our neighbors and hunt them for sport lets swear off conversation wear our weapons out loud shatter some lives like glass in a crowd lets bury our … 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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