Monthly Archives: October 2014

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

In central park today on my way back from Strawberry Fields with Vito (my sisters puppy I have been dog-sitting for the past few days), I saw a man aggressively pulling a woman by the arm. I gave it a … Continue reading

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Occupy America

written January 3, 2013 I moved into a tent in the heart of the city that often sleeps after midnight, the soulless shadows of the financial district reminding me why I joined the ‘movement’ in the first place… I thought. … Continue reading

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People’s History (an ode to Tom Joad)

The people I know are in it to win the people i know have read Howard Zinn the people I know have sights set on victory the people i know know our people’s history my people are people that fight … Continue reading

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Humanity…We…Me…

Originally posted on soitgoes1984:
January 21, 2014 We are a lost generation chasing a GPA chasing a resume chasing six figure nine-to-five’s drinking away reality popping adderall to block out the world to write papers on subjects we’re sick of…

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America: Occupied. I Want to go Back to Hell! (Or, An Afternoon at the Lake…)

Originally posted on soitgoes1984:
January 3, 2013 I moved into a tent in the heart of the city that often sleeps after midnight, the soulless shadows of the financial district reminding me why I joined the ‘movement’ in the first…

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Johnny’s All Done Marching

(With a few lines from the patriotic WW1 song “Over There” written by George M. Cohan in April 1917. Americans believed at that time that the war would be short and the song reflected that expectation) Johnny’s out of luck … Continue reading

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Rainy Day

By the time that I finally climbed out of my polluted mind it was October. and I crawled out of my cave pulled one foot back out of the grave and pulled on a pair of pants found a shirt … Continue reading

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