Alternative Facts

Don’t piss on my shoes and say it’s raining, duplicity is the real terrorist. We see, if you disagree, “you’re fired”. We hear, if you cause problems, you’re gone. Blow smoke up his ass and you’re admired. “Mandated” by the skin of his tooth, with factless frenzy, he betrays what’s real. It’s his truth and […]

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I Have a Dream

Your young shall have visions, and your old will dream dreams. I bend but do not snap. Stumble but do not fall. The way through is to trust; stand there to do something. Listen to the silence. Listen to the rancor. Listen to my neighbor. Listen to my shadow. I live life in discord; Love […]

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Silent Night

I know that I don’t know, as I kneel at the manger with my hands folded His birth is the sacrifice that saves His being is for the time being His doing is for my undoing Now and then “He came to his own country, but his own people did not receive him.” Yes, he […]

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I Have a Dream

Your young shall have visions, and your old will dream dreams. I bend but do not snap. Stumble but do not fall. The way through is to trust; stand there to do something. Listen to the silence. Listen to the rancor. Listen to my neighbor. Listen to my shadow. I live life in discord; Love […]

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Portal

The way is always through. Of course, this is nothing new. Sometimes I wait in silence, hoping the door will open on its own without offense. Alas, I must move again. But, my entry is blocked. Sheer strength will not make it give, I am closed and it is locked. Change I must if I’m […]

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Stalking

Waiting with patience for the scent, the cat sat there calm and intent. Eyes focused and breathing content; she did not wonder what this meant. Alone in the dark, poised for the pounce waiting for the prey to announce, she did not care who would renounce. For mercy brings a happy bounce. Alertly she ponders […]

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Be

No good becomes it; “to be or not to be” Before befallen belittles, be still Behaving because besmirches benignity Besides bemuses, beneath betrays Befitting bewails belongs behind Bewitched beheading befuddles bewilderment Begin believing beyond betwixt Behest begets being befriended Behalf beseeching bestows beauty Between beloved behold be loved Bemoan bereavement, beckon bequeathing Begonias blooming be […]

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Service

The call to serve is simple: “Do the will of the one who sends” Submission stirs success. Compliance creates concord. Obedience grooms growth. Deference defies discord. Reverence requires rightness. “Have confidence in your leaders and submit to their authority, for they keep watch over you… Do this and their work is a joy, not a […]

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Lazarus

I’ve been here for a while. There ain’t no way out, I don’t see a way out. There are always possibilities There’s no sign of life. It would seem I can’t get out, I don’t see a way in. Seize the moment, be the belief This must be the end. I’ll never hug again, never […]

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WIIFM (Inauguration Day

Regardless from behind the lectern, He declares we will be great again With a sharp tongue and bold promises, he assures us he had the answers and outlines a “wonderful” grand plan. Regardless of treasured tradition, he ignores intelligent pundits. and ridicules the fourth estate. Through his own admission of greatness, and self-promotion of his […]

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