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Coda

He’s got a green guitar, Emerald Isle green, and his hair is snow white now, but his voice still rings like a Tibetan bell. I don’t care that the decades have given him more wisdom than he had when he … Continue reading

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Compassion الرحمة

حقا، والله هو الرحيم ومغرم الرحمة، وقال انه يعطي لالرأفة وما لا يعطي على قاسية “Verily, God is Compassionate and is fond of compassion, and He gives to the compassionate what He does not give to the harsh.” Do they … Continue reading

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Pride and Governments

I’ve done a lot of thinking over the years about systems of government and I’ve come to one conclusion: they ALL fail to one extent or another. Why do they fail? There’s a myriad of reasons; surely, some are specific … 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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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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Squishy

Cellophane is tougher than me. Spider’s silk, too. My mouth may spew and my tendons may tense but you could poke a hole right through my shell and shatter my heart. Don’t do it. Have mercy, won/t you? I’ve the … Continue reading

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Thankful

Thanksgiving, to me, is the start of a holiday season that reminds us what is important in life: Love, Goodwill towards all, Compassion, Appreciation and Thankfulness for what we have in our lives. Greatest of all is Love. My wish … Continue reading

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Melody Maker

You speak to me as sunlight life-giver, making the leaves glow warm and tender, their fragile fabric of pulsing chlorophyll, veins as roots as branches. And when you speak I become greedy. I am so very hungry for more. Fold … Continue reading

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Stained Garden

Not vessels to be filled with your rage; not mannequins with convenient holes you can pretend don’t have a voice or eyes or delicate frontal lobes. We’d rather see you ejaculate into the sky and let it rain down sorrow. … Continue reading

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