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The People Who Learned

National Poetry Month Day 10 The __________ Who __________ Prompt The People Who Learned Once upon a time not long ago, on the 3rd planet from the sun, a group of beings called humans had almost had their run.   … Continue reading

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What Do Yours Look Like?

We all have these don’t we? These stripes of shame, pain, fear; hurts and scars that make us feel different, less than, unlike any others. And that’s the thing. We all have them. They may not look exactly the same, … Continue reading

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The Cancer of Hate

The cancer of hate cannot be cured by the razing of monuments or the National Guard. Its legacy envelopes our pure and precious babies, infects institutions and poisons the rivers of love that nourish souls. The vitriolic vocabulary of hate … Continue reading

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In Memory of The Pulse Nightclub Victims

A repost from 1 year ago.* This poem was inspired by the recent Pulse Nightclub tragedy in Orlando, Florida, a town I grew up in and live near today. Like millions of others around the world I have so many … Continue reading

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Life’s Pain

A writer friend of mine recently posted a question about what the world would look like if we truly knew each other’s pain. Physical or mental, self made or uninvited, leaving visible scars or ghostly ashes, yours and mine, his … Continue reading

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Day 3 A Month of Seussisms – Our Voices

“I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.” Dr. Seuss “The Lorax“ This quote is quite timely as many of us flock to the theaters to see the new big screen adaptation of the original ecological morality play from 1971.  … Continue reading

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June 16, 2011

“Despite the materialism of our modern century and the infernal noise of its mechanical, industrial, nuclear, and military power, there still exist a few representatives of that superior type of humanity who in silence inquire, meditate, and pray.” Khaled Bentounes … Continue reading

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