Tag Archives: Extremism

#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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#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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#351 of 365 – 2 Haiku

 2 Haiku     children gone missing behind hoods and guns; never to be seen again     walking the night floors they creak with bits of lost sleep pieces of worry    

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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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#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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#324 of 365 – “ISIS”

ISIS   there is no semblance of right no relatable belief stone darkness so cold light is swallowed up by grief there is no room for other people no space for God to take a breath they want to bludgeon … Continue reading

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