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Red, White & Blues

Kids play cowboys and Indians grow into men and women play Muslims and Christians hooked on Red Man chewing tobacco and American Spirit cigarettes and t-shirt tans fade to skin cancer for white farmers fresh out of the army no … 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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Twenty-Two HUMAN BEINGS

September is Suicide Prevention Month. According to the government, 22 veterans commit suicide every day. It’s probably a lot higher. Twenty-two is just a number, a statistic but there are names and faces devastated families, friends and communities They say … Continue reading

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Babylon the Great

Written Memorial Day 2012 Wonderland smoke dims suicide fireflies under a Cheshire moon mocking guerrilla teenagers and confused tongues cry over dirty water dialogue as crude hands sift gold from Babel sand cutting orphan blood lines like teenage wrists with … Continue reading

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Babylon the Great

Written Memorial Day 2012 Wonderland smoke dims suicide fireflies under a Cheshire moon mocking guerrilla teenagers and confused tongues cry over dirty water dialogue as crude hands sift gold from Babel sand cutting orphan blood lines like teenage wrists with … Continue reading

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