Category Archives: Social/Political Commentary

the long adventure

Stones are rounded by the caress of water, three hundred thousand years without me. I am so small. I am so big. I am just a speck on the page of this long adventure. To breathe in the dust of … Continue reading

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What Will Never Be Known

She shuffles flat footed on her clunky feet, trousers dragging at the back a leash in one hand attached to one round white poodle. Tail wagging following every step she takes, every step an adventure. One hand pushes the shopping … Continue reading

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Jugular

The lion kills for life, and life is rarely grateful. We will hold fast our fingers clasped tight like kites were flying, like the cracks in boulders held our weight. Do you see heart there in the thin shadows? Do … Continue reading

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Mallets Made Of Glass

And what good could it do you to forge your anvil made of iron with your muscles bulging and your sweat blotting patterns in the concrete below your arm? The mallet is made of glass, you fool and so your … Continue reading

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Megalomania

Ha ha, you braggadocio, you blatherskite and swaggerer, with your brains balanced on the head of a pin and your paltry butt cheeks puckered tight behind the bunched fabric of your pantaloons. I see you! Ensconced in your rhetoric, your … Continue reading

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Grow Up To Show Up

I want to start a revolution. How about this one: Grow Up To Show Up (G.U.T.S.U) I’m pretty sure most of you are really tired of hearing about deadbeat/absentee fathers and the children who grow up without them; this worldwide … Continue reading

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What Could You Possibly Say?

Wings are broken, legs are hobbled and you won’t look. You have your eyes locked upon a slippery shimmering silver lining. They say: Look at the bright side. And you try your best because you’re the optimist. They say: Namaste … Continue reading

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Blue Upon Blue

The world may be your oyster, I am swallowed by it until every sigh or sullen wish becomes a nebulous sign in a foreign sky. It is in that world, blue upon blue, that light dazzles only briefly, spent as … Continue reading

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Real or shut

“Who is more to be pitied, a writer bound and gagged by policemen or one living in perfect freedom who has nothing more to say?” – Kurt Vonnegut Say something real or shut the fuck up. (That last sentence was … Continue reading

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roots and chances

who will teach impossibility to the roots of a tree gently lifting the concrete over sweet, sweet time?

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