Category Archives: democracy

Rain

I’d like to melt into the slanting rain Be mist or fog so I  may feel less pain The   raindrops on the window tun like tears Who is weeping,  has some death occured? The strange eugenicist  just hired  has  gone … Continue reading

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The enemy of vision

The sacred heart fragmented does not awe Broken,lost, and trampled, global   wars. We worship our own selves, by camera formed There are no depths, no Saviour to be born The horizontal Flatland  where we crawl Does not encourage us to … Continue reading

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When we bombed Iraq

Do you remember when we bombed Iraq? No doubt the war was for  the good of man Yeah, some would die,  and others feel their lack By and large, what does it mean to sack? Real  democracy  was said to … Continue reading

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By our own ignoring we’re deranged

Our sado-masochistic people jump for joy Taken in by ads and lies and rage Soon enough we’ll find we are mere  toys Johnson knows the tricks in his employ While from each other, subjects are estranged Our sado-masochistic people jump … Continue reading

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You have to laugh or else you’ll cry

    My image  of my own garden     Since my husband died I have been afflicted with recurrent UTI’s. This year  has been the worst I have only one  entire month  when I was well. Unfortunately   they affect … Continue reading

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Whitman and Democracy

https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poetrymagazine/articles/151134/filthy-presidentiad-walt-whitman-in-the-aocracyge-of-trump?utm_source=Poetry+Foundation&utm_campaign=9043ea8aed-POFO-NOV-15&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_ff7136981c-9043ea8aed-185545637&mc_cid=9043ea8aed&mc_eid=548544474a   EXTRACT Walt Whitman is two hundred years old in 2019—and the bicentennial of democracy’s bard falls in the shadow of a demagogic presidency. John Marsh, in his book In Walt We Trust: How a Queer Socialist Poet Can Save America … Continue reading

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