Tag Archives: Racism

#454 – “in the palm of history”

“in the palm of history”     I sit on their shoulders   in the palm of history   making my way through liberties I take as my own without question or fear or cast down eyes   I breathe … Continue reading

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#431 – “barely visible”

barely visible   beyond what I can manage, this is more than the bitter after taste of hatred. I am fucking angry that our aptitude for immorality and inhumanity has grown so vast that the beauty of America is barely … 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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#423 – 1 Haiku

1 Haiku   an awful seeping the rot of blind ignorance yesterday is here  

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