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Ala Moana

Looking down at the street below from this 14th floor hotel window I see the sidewalk where my family sleeps if God is real I hope it weeps for what society has become we don’t see our sister just another … 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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Crushed American Spirit

November 11, 2008 Sitting on main street booze on my breath my stomach growling you walk right by. I don’t blame you I’m a mess a shell of my former self. The uniform and pride long gone the tattoos fading … Continue reading

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Veterans Day 2011

The anniversary of Armistice Day was set aside to commemorate the armistice on November 11th 1918, the end of fighting in World War One, with ‘thanksgiving and prayer and exercises designed to perpetuate peace through good will and mutual understanding … Continue reading

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