Tag Archives: death

Medicine Not Bombs

They say we are at war but if this were a war we have left our soldiers without bullets and combat boots if this were a war we have left our airmen without bombs and jet fuel if this were … Continue reading

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Connected

I wish I saw the Wallflowers at the Hartford Meadows on the twelfth of September eighteen years ago. I used to love The Wallflowers and my mom bought tickets for my 17th birthday and I waited all summer long and … Continue reading

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Say My Name

Definitely watch the entire thing but minute 13:45 is the start of her song “Say My Name” her tribute to Sandra Bland, killed 4 years ago today by the police.

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Time

Where the hell does the time go  I can’t believe I’ll be thirty-five I can’t believe that I’m still alive  though there’s still some days  I don’t want to be hearing people still shouting  FREEDOM ISN’T FREE while we’re drowning  … Continue reading

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A few bad apples

The people who say, “There’s just a few bad apples” refuse to look at  the roots of the trees, refuse  to believe the soil tests refuse to believe  that those apples aren’t rotten, refuse to believe  that all the apples  … Continue reading

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Once Humanity Has Gone Away

Birds will sing the same old song once humanity has gone away cats will still eat mice and rats and night will follow day fireflies will come in June and dogs will howl at the moon with stars still twinkling … Continue reading

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Piss & Plastic

We’re walking on the water and swimming through the air we’re flying through our days now we’ve got no time to care   We’re higher than the Rockies and deeper than old bones we’re burying humanity with eyes glued to … Continue reading

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Babylon

It’s been eleven years years since I was lost and found and then drowned myself in the polluted rivers of Babylon. Still, I swim.

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Life Raft

As you were drowning I sat down and prayed for you unaware that I was sitting on your life raft

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Generations

Generations pass and we inherit more and more apathy Generations pass and they inherit more and more tragedy Generations pass and we inherit more and more debt Generations pass and they inherit more and more dead

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