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Sunday

It wasn’t that long ago that riots in Teheran, wild fires in Australia, a federal court decision on a filing by children concerned for their future, that climate change is merely a political matter, the homeless population of LA exceeds that of the median American city, antibiotic research and manufacturing…

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Bad Guys

It used to be different identifying Bad Guys.  They wore black hats or spoke German, flew kamikaze missions, were not on the side of John Wayne or Gary Cooper or cackled soundlessly after tying delicate young maidens to the railroad tracks.  Billy Turner was a bad guy.  He was big…

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What to Say

I get it.  It can be confusing when you’re elected to Congress or the Senate as a Republican and you find yourself having to choose between the leader of your party or the country and Constitution you swore an oath to serve and protect.  NO…it isn’t!  To help, any of…

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2-Oh-Nineteen

2-OH-Nineteen I’m glad that’s over, how about you? I’ve been losing it all year It’s still crazy all around us And my deepest, nagging fear Is That we haven’t hit rock bottom yet It haunts my every waking hour As well as the few I sleep in a fetal position…

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Place Holder

We’re two days from the New Year I’m working on my poem My thoughts are constantly rhyming couplets The lights are on…but I’m not home

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Cleansing Breath

If you care enough to dive into the bowels of political fetidness, the colonoscopy-like probing would lead to a dismal prognosis…not just of today’s political sphincter but that of the lower GI of every governmental digestive tract since the first edict or proclamation or straw vote.  Just read a single…

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Despair

I have never thought of myself as a depressed person, which I consider a luck-of-the-draw bonus in a world so overwhelmed with nuanced layers of angst-ridden disability.  I’m a “Boomer”, (OK?), with a blurred religio-laic moral center who protested, draft-dodged, marched and always questioned authority but never the right and…

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Vamping

The connotation of “vamping” is, in most contexts, a positive one. For example, it’s a coveted asset for a musician to be able to “vamp” on the changes of a tune;  comedians, poets and attorneys who have the gift of cogent, extemporaneous verbiage, use it to amuse, delight and influence…

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Thanks?

As Americans, the thing we have to be most thankful for, (at least for the time being), is that those of us who will be eighteen years old, or older, by Tuesday, November 3, 2020, have the ultimate power to correct the most grievous misstep of our fledgling democratic experiment. Please,…

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Alternate Universe

In the universe that I live in: The present President of the United States of America has usurped every institution, protocol and procedure of governance as they have been plied by his predecessors, mostly committed patriots, although of varying degrees of competence, and molded them into something more like the…

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