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P is for PEACE

P is for the peace that eludes you A is for the army that occupies you L is for your stolen land E is for the equality you long for S is for solidarity, we stand with you T is … Continue reading

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We’ll call em’ French Fries again

Cartoon drawings of profits splattered with blood draining from the wrists of artists pushing the limits tempting the reality of a world we’ve created since the crusades fought now by Muslim police officers dying in the streets to protect a country that sees no difference sees the same faces … Continue reading

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Salty Tears

1/17/2015 I have yet to find a bridge and I’ve struggled to pick a poison I’ve only been able to pull the trigger on one-way tickets to the middle of the Pacific where the suicidal thoughts wash away with each … Continue reading

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First They Came For The Black People: An Ode To Lady Justice

visions of people in my dreams lines and lines of left, right left behind leave all your belongings you won’t need them giant computer screens names and numbers from tattooed bar-codes scanned by young women progress IBM stock rising again … Continue reading

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Malcolm X

“I’m for truth, no matter who tells it. I’m for justice, no matter who it is for or against. I’m a human being, first and foremost, and as such I’m for whoever and whatever benefits humanity as a whole.” May … Continue reading

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Belly Dancing on the Dashboard

Bury my heart here Because mine eyes have seen enough suffering My eyes have seen enough of man’s inhumanity to man But this isn’t a Robert Burns poem, this is holy land Where the sand is flying through the air … Continue reading

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Elegy for Justice

Written for Nasim August 2, 2011 Our prison is just down the road                                                                                                  from where a manger stood                                                                                                                      two thousand years ago.                                                                                                                                   Our streets scared from the tanks,                                                                                                         our houses pockmarked from … Continue reading

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