Tag Archives: ignorance

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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Free

When white people lose their ignorance and apathy things will change, you’ll see all of our neighbors will be free just like they’re meant to be

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Blind Eyes

Blind eyes of storms  we’ve created  have erased immeasurable  beauty

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We Don’t Deserve A Closer Look

No, we don’t deserve a closer look at the stars we desecrate earth we’re bound to desecrate space with atom bombs orbiting,   interstellar death racing to colonize the heavens, we’re helpless we can’t even figure out earth, in terms … Continue reading

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I Voted

I. The first time that I voted, back in 2004 I was twenty  years old and I was in the military so I submitted an absentee ballot and I voted for the incumbent… because he had given us a pay … Continue reading

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Uncle Sam’s Muslim Ban

We want to ban Muslims from coming to America because it is a lot more socially acceptable for Uncle Sam to kill them when they are in their own countries rather than here in America unless, of course, they are … Continue reading

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From Jerusalem To Jericho

Luke 10:25-37 Are we the priest, passing by on the other side of the road or are we the Levite, passing by on the other side of the road or are we the Samaritan, stopping to help and heal do … Continue reading

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Starfish

We are the kid from that story tossing stranded starfish back into the ocean making a difference, one at a time.   We are that kid as an adult ignoring endless miles of beached whales and sea turtles trapped in … Continue reading

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Them

‘you’re either with us or you’re with them’ as lines get drawn in sand we can’t stand one another forget we’re sisters and brothers sharing mothers and fathers and why bother trying when we can’t see the dying and we’re already … Continue reading

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East v. West part 3

the flys I the ointment the eggs in the pan the cats in the cradle of uncivilized man tit for tat this and that choose to sit out the game don’t even remember when all this fear came year in … Continue reading

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