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“Welcome To Earth” (for Carina Marie, my niece 8/13/2019)

“Welcome To Earth” (for Carina Marie, my niece 8/13/2019) Never forget that you come from the stars, you are more precious than bars of gold stacked higher than Mars, more precious than an ocean brimming with saffron. Remember, water is … Continue reading

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Manifesto, A Poem

Some people believe so strongly in the ideologies they were either raised with, or found in some other way but they believe so strongly that they’re willing to lay down their life for their ideology even if they can start to … Continue reading

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Bulletproof Backpacks

Bulletproof backpacks  on sale now at Office Max because your taxes  do absolutely nothing  to keep your kids safe. Buy one  and if someone brings  a gun to your kids high school  at least they’ll look cool as they’re laying … 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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Crying For The Mountain

History repeats itself again and again we do nothing but obey we do nothing but mumble “well, this is what the law has to say” we do nothing but look the other way we do nothing but pay for the … Continue reading

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Questions

Who in the world is it that we’re waiting for the earth keeps spinning round there’s no one coming to our door   What in the world is it that will make us care and realize that there’s no such … Continue reading

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Dust

You and me just must share some dust from the same star and maybe our star was related to other stars, the ones that we still see reminding us where we’re from and if we’re lucky, of where we’ll return … Continue reading

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