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TOLERANCE

                         TOLERANCE

I have little tolerance for tolerant people.
Those that will endure the corruption of
the truth, the erosion of meaning.  While at
the same time being intolerant of your
opinions, thoughts, and level of tolerance.

There is a quote attributed to Voltaire:
“I disapprove of what you say, but I will
defend to the death your right to say it.”

How many of the “tolerant” would be willing
to fight for our right to “disapprove of what
they say”?  Hush the crowd so that we might
be heard?  Unblock their ears and hearts and listen?

Does the present day “tolerance”
lack tolerance, lack understanding,
lack the ability to endure a voice that
is not in tune, does not sing the same 
song, does not pray the same prayer?

Or do they tolerate, put up with, the “fool”,
while denying acceptance of his opinions,
his beliefs.  Perhaps the fool is more tolerant than they.
Listening to what they say, watching how they
carry themselves, interact with those “different”
than themselves.

For they think him a “fool”, because they do
not know that he thinks, what he thinks,
and most sadly, they do not care to know.
They will tolerate his presence but not allow
him to be present, listen to his voice yet hear
nothing, speak of equality while lauding their
position, education, power over him.

For they are tolerant only of themselves,
of their ideas, their thoughts, their peers,
their alleged - equals.

They disapprove of us, and what we say,
and will defend their right to keep it so.

John G. Lawless – 6/9/2014 


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Pussy -vulnerabilities

Pussy (Vulnerabilities)

Pussy

Men sometimes put no value to sex and the sacred decision a woman might hold dear for the reason to
Submit options of letting you indulge in her essences. See some have had men all over the world and there is one thing for
Sure that pussy has a name never a face, Mumu , myse ,kisse, pepita, catellus, passera, mita it  all mean
The same thing Pussy, pussy, pussy. And the truth of the matter is your sometimes not remembered or
Even thought about once you give the pussy up!
So guard and respect your pussy and you’ll be wiser for not giving it up, I thought of all the times I
Gave up my pussy and grieving the next day he was gone, nothing but a memory of the condom he either didn’t
Or did put on! I have disrespected my body for a moment of pleasure far too valuable to get rid of, and
The 15 minutes or less or if I’m lucky an hour of pleasure soon will be forgotten as he’s on to the next one
Or back with his main love or the one whose holding out, but she worth waiting for.
Pussy is abuse sometimes tainted with the smell of semen left inside you with your naïve ass, I’m not going
Anywhere imma be here for you, trust me so the pussy stinks reeks of disappointment!
As they get dressed to leave a delicate kiss on the forehead and a polite thanks for the pussy!
Don’t be this chick (hold out on giving up the Pussy, be known for your worth)
You’re so much more than ass or pussy! I now know my worth!

Written by Monica Chrisandtras Hines 9/16/2014
You have to be selective and or practice abstinence in order to be valued ,some women get lucky and he does come back the next day ,but for how long ? Men like to chase and if you give it up too easy its a waste of time ,hes no longer interested and will soon prowl for another ! Keep it to your self till the time is right ,if he won't wait then forget about him!


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Blackbird

Trapped like a bird in this filthy cage 
Where I am starved of compassion and understanding 
Left to survive on meager crumbs 
Of affection and tolerance
Held captive and unable to fly and be free 
From the physical and emotional restrictions 
Placed upon me by my keeper
 
Who’s only reason for my presence it seems 
Is to stay its loneliness and insecurity 
To feed its selfish need for control 
Through its twisted concept 
Of love and adoration 
I am looked upon as a possession 
Other than the living, breathing individual 
That I long to be 

So now I sit upon my proverbial perch 
In my so called gilded cage
In the confines of my seemingly mundane existence 
And walk though my mind confused and alone
Aimlessly wandering through the now empty spaces 
That no longer hold the dreams or aspirations 
Which I once thought gave my life purpose 

Memories which were bright and alive 
Full of promise and hope but have faded away 
Into a past that is now grey and bleak 
Devoid of anything worth remembering 
My footfalls echo in the silence 
Giving testament that these memories 
Have been empty and forgotten long ago 

My only hopes now are that my keeper 
Will grow tired of my deliberate silence 
And obvious disdain and release me 
Whether through life or by death 
At this point either would be welcome 

How I long for the freedom 
And comfort of the clear blue sky 
The ability to soar like a bird 
High above the reaches 
Of those who only want to keep me 
And fly towards the bright and colorful horizon 
Where I know my future waits 
And new memories and dreams can be made.


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Close enough

Closer to the clouds 
Soaring through the soft misty flocks of vapour
Higher
Touching the overstretched never ending horizons
Stronger
Closer to the clouds
Reaching for the elusive galaxy scattered with stars
Wiser.


Metempirical
Scenes
Outside my window, birds perched on window panes
Breathing the hopes of life
Burying their worries, letting them go
Soaring away the pains of yesterday
Home
The distance reassures me of the longer road I have
Waiting working of what might come
Relieving the old alleys
Streets that left me hanging, roaming 
Stranded with loneliness

Pause
Break from the fast pace of life
Dive into total surrender
Break from our shallow life filled with plans
The never ending ambitious dreams
Capturing each moment, not giving any a miss

Forgotten
The small sentiments
The simple notions
The innocent thoughts 
And the crazy bedlams
Unfortunate
Life
Thrive, we will.


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My freedom



Lying on my bed
Afraid to sleep
Crying out loud
To reveal my feelings

Holding my pillow
Afraid of life
Looking far in the blues
To reveal my heart

Locking my door
Afraid to come out
Searching my imaginations
To reveal the reality

Stretching my hands
Afraid to embrace
Calling a dove
To set me free


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Dreamer

Close your eyes for awhile my friend, I heard there lies a moon far behind the black sky, I heard lovers were dancing beneath, can you hear them singing? I can feel their tipsy steps making rhymes on floor, and smell of perfumes filling the air, I heard a sun rises to brighten up their world, and birds do sing them charming melodies at morning, they say they have roses in colors and beautiful trees in the streets, and have they told you about the sea yet? They say it smells so wonderful and the delicate air of seas caresses their cheeks with soft wet breezes, oh my friend, what have we seen in the dark but the fragile ghosts that we are!

“Hush” whispered to me, “I lighted up a moon inside my heart and I smell lilies and jasmine in my nose, my dreams play tunes my heart dance on, they speak to me all night and there I see a starry night floats above, I feel the warmth of a sun in my soul as it hugs tight, whispering to me hymns of love and joy, lightening candles for hopes which had accompanied me amongst the dark, why have you closed your eyes my friend? Look through the colorful roses I painted for you with eyes wide open, let the lights off so you would see clearer, let the lights off so you can brighten up the world that hides with you, for my friend, what have we seen in the dark but the free spirits that we have become!


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Rain the Clouds

bring home a sweet memory in every doing
leave back nothing but take them home
a saviour waits in your midst never forget
take them all back home where they belong

from your heart to your soul its always yours
no matter when your time is right home surely is
no matter how far yet with a hope they wait
all for a home one waits, like a rain and a cloud

nothing breaks it apart day or nightfall it comes
even sometimes to a surprise like a thief at night
do not forget take all back home on a Calvary hill
where it all begin waiting to take you home

peace and security, love and joy
free at will in his arms as he waits
remember your heart alone it matters most
for its you and for you like rain and clouds

never leaving you out of his sight, a sinner or not
it doesn't matter only your heart to draw you home
give it all you have till you have no more
its all free for now just take me home.



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DAMAGED MY TRUE LOVE

written 17th Sept 2013



When it comes to love, I AM poisonous
 don't let me curse another, leave me loveless

For the first time in my life, I felt your pain and cried for your heart
 my heart finally hurts, knowing I passed this pain from the start

Please find help to set your heart free
 trust me, it's not a life you recover from easily 

Damaged goods I told you, unrepairable
 but some how, you managed the impossible

Unlovable for my entire life
 yet you had no problem, getting me to become your wife

Yes, it's been more than both of us should have ever had to bear
 at this moment, every cell in my body is overwhelmed, so I really do care

Please don't enter my life's pain and despair  
 you don't deserve it, you are so patient and filled with such love

I'm sorry I let myself fall in love knowing it would poison you
 soul mates forever and eternity, my love belongs only to you...




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Justice for All

When Christmas comes, we hope for rebirth of truth and love, man for man,
from the story spoken time after time to children who hear other (hate) words 
and wonder if it's true that Jesus Christ is the Savior and King of the Jews.
Throughout history, the world despises and slings venom as dung for every ear. 
Truth matters not; that God held Jews above every man. Jealousy reigns and 
envy turns to bile. During that "War of all wars," one man, blinded by hate 
and driven by evil, screamed death and power.The German people were victims
of lies, repeated ad nauseam, that force creates a perfect race, a just cause for
 killing the Jews, the lame, the old, the blind, "useless humanity," he called them.

But destruction snares those who hate and justice reigns where hearts are true.
Heroes are born and demons are crushed. After the horrors of war, a peaceful
era when many learn to respect the Jews and deplore the deeds of one vile man.
Only fools applaud evil or excuse atrocities fueled by hate. NATO restored 
their land, re-established the Jewish nation in 1948. Some resisted, and fought 
against them. Why can we not embrace the truth - that every man deserves life, 
free from wrath? The time has come. It's long overdue, Let us see it for Jewish
and Christians alike. For now, the misguided hate us too. We stand together 
against prejudice. 

   When Christmas comes, we hope for rebirth of truth and love, man for man,
from the story spoken time after time to children who hear other (hate) words 
and wonder if it's true that Jesus Christ is the Savior and King of the Jews.
Throughout history, the world despises and slings venom as dung for every ear. 
Truth matters not; that God held Jews above every man. Jealousy reigns and 
envy turns to bile. During that "War of all wars," one man, blinded by hate 
and driven by evil, screamed death and power.The German people were victims
of lies, repeated ad nauseam, that force creates a perfect race, a just cause for
 killing the Jews, the lame, the old, the blind, "useless humanity," he called them.

But destruction snares those who hate and justice reigns where hearts are true.
Heroes are born and demons are crushed. After the horrors of war, a peaceful
era when many learn to respect the Jews and deplore the deeds of one vile man.
Only fools applaud evil or excuse atrocities fueled by hate. NATO restored 
their land, re-established the Jewish nation in 1948. Some resisted, and fought 
against them. Why can we not embrace the truth - that every man deserves life, 
free from wrath? The time has come. It's long overdue, Let us see it for Jewish
and Christians alike. For now, the misguided hate us too. We stand together 
against prejudice. 


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An End to Aloneness

In my life I often feel I am alone; alone in my thoughts, alone in my musings, alone in my day-to-day movements and unsatisfying activities. I move like a ghost through hallways and down sidewalks, unnoticed and, at times, gratefully so. 
I do not wish to be eternally alone. I long for togetherness. But despite this desire for a real connection, I find myself regularly retreating from that temperamental beast that is human interaction. 

“Come on now, sweetheart. Don’t lower your head. Don’t look away. Look up! Smile at someone! No! Don’t go back into your bedroom. Don’t lock the door! Why are you doing this?” my brain will plea. 

I can’t help myself. Aloneness is comfortable. In being alone, I don’t have to worry about anyone but myself. I don’t have to please anyone else. I can think anything I want, wear anything I want, listen to anything I want, and laugh at anything I want. 

And still there remains that nagging desire to be loved and wanted and needed by somebody. I do not know the feeling of being truly desired. I do not know what it is like for someone to crave my company, my smile, my kiss, or my touch. 

                                                                              But I would like to…

I cannot make someone love me or like me or want me in some primal way. It may hurt, but I cannot make that handsome boy want to hold my hand or brush my hair back behind my ear. I can only struggle on. I can only work within myself. I can only try every God damn day to hold my head up, keep my eyes fixed ahead, a give the world the best smile I have. I and I alone can bring myself out of the safety of my bedroom and into the bright world that lies beyond that locked door. 
	
I often find myself alone with nothing more than my thoughts and the ever-strong glow of a computer screen. But no longer will aloneness be the constant in my life. It is true that never having known the caress of a man’s hand on my thigh doesn't make me any less of a woman, but I fear that if I stay confined within myself much longer I will begin to become less of a human. A flower cannot grow if it retracts its leaves and petals every time it feels the warmth of the sun or the kiss of a gentle spring rain.  
	
And I want to grow. I want to grow so tall and blossom so big and beautifully that every place on earth is touched by my shadow at some point in the day. And I will grow. I will push myself and share myself with the world, and finally
							                                 finally
								                                   finally
know the closeness and comfort of love and honest, unabashed companionship.


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Pleasure in Possibilities


Writing my prose,
unmeasured.
Sometimes I try poesy,
another pleasure.
Untrained. Unskilled.
But, what a joy!
to freedom,
my thoughts I find.
And so, as day by weeks
would turn into a lifetime, could be
the possibilities concocted by gods
may be.


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From Seed to Shining Seed only in America

There is a plant that is making the news...
It has so many names,  you might be confused...
Mj , hashish, pot, reefer and weed...
Just to name a few and it grows from a seed...
A drug that’s been illegal for many years...
And when mentioned put’s fear in a parents ears...
There was a President, however, that stated he...
Lit up once , not thinking you see...
Tried it in college...but never inhaled...
Lucky for him, no one ever blackmailed... 
So for a number of years , it has been Taboo...
To smoke this plant , and if anyone knew...
You might lose your standing in the community...
However, now it’s up to the government you see...
To pass a bill for you and me...
So  we can smoke it as we wish...
Alas...it would become a legal “ fetish “....



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Of Man and Nature, a Democratic Union

"I wear my hat as I please, indoors or out"
-Walt Whitman

I walk the land as I want,
the flutter of the dove shudders my 
eyelids, dodging my step.
My soul, linking all souls, passes through 
trees on my trail, bounding among planets 
glimpsed between the apex of pine. I have 
no fear of being beyond my body, nor 
does the seed that falls from spent flower, 
anguish beyond time. The unseen bloom, 
millenial light-years away, shares 
inherrent liberty. Many will gather these 
words and hold them to the highest light, 
that of our Creator, whose compassion 
trifles not with material gain, but with 
justice and liberty for all living things,
(equal with respect to all previous 
sufferings and triumphs centuries before) 
So it is with high diligence I value the true 
compass of man and woman, forever 
linked with our inalienable rights, as 
nature intends.



02/20/14
© All Rights Reserved


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Gator Bait Series 1st Cold Snapped

The wind was blowing when she left the city...

I believe it was twenty below...

Where she was going she already knew...

But... first she had things she had to do...

Get rid of the body that was clear....

There were no options, it had to disappear....

The heater was broken and blowing cold air...

She could feel the ice, building up in her hair..

She had cleaned up the blood as best she could...

As she had hit him hard with that log of wood...

All she had asked him, was to light a fire...

To take off the chill in the house....

Do it yourself if you are cold...he snapped

And while you’re at it get me a cold beer...from the fridge..




It was early morning when she finally arrived at the bridge..

This was his favourite fishing spot...

She pushed his body off the pier...along with his ice cold beer..

And suddenly began to shiver and sneeze.....

Oh well, she said...this too shall pass..

When I get to the Florida Keys..


PS..this is the first in a series..watch for part 2.."gator bait..the dream "










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Family Meeting

The dreaded day of the family meeting arrived
Elder planning, liquidating assets and dispersing 84 years of belongings

Excuses, postponing, manipulations, whining and reasonings--
Valid each and present

Partners in crime, codependent family structure with high disfunctional
communicaton skills, L-O-V-E spelled out many times like the sword of truth
and breastplate of righteousness. 

Words were pitched and hurled then stroked like a fine persian cat with silken fur.
At the end of the day, with the word pile left in the floor like discarded dung; I 
tucked my tail and departed. I hope against all odds that tomorrow will be a better 
day and the grim reality of lost freedom will be swallowed with honey and accepted. 
Instead of preparing for battle with gloves and sword. Until the stretched car takes 
you away, be peaceful my love, L-O-V-E, spelled with emphasis on the OH OH.
My freedom is going quickly, along with my parents freedoms to chose and plan, 

I will become responsible to see they get a bath, meals, medical care and to the 

store. Will I have time for me?

Now I lay me down to sleep
I pray the lord my words to sweep
Away from the bitter heep
I pray the lord my heart to keep!


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Refrigerator Love

Refrigerator Love (Poem)
God, I don't really know why You made the breadth of Your Son's arms stretch far enough apart to allow your living breath inside of dying lungs like mine. My sin is the tree cut down and shaped into the crucifix. For years, I took the blood of Your Son and smeared it over the wood, trying to splinter the genes from Your hands from ever matching mine. 
So why are you still molding me in Your image? I've always been attracted to the wrong people, places and things like a noun with bad grammar, but You spell I love you all over my surface like refrigerator magnets until it sticks. I've been outdated since the day I was born, and the 90's left my life so fast I swear they ran to the 21st century outlet to pick up a better model of me. My insides have grown freezer frigid over the years, but You've kept my heart preserved. I've left a few more spoiled memories on my shelves longer than I would've liked. Back then, I just loved the look of them still alive in me so much that I never learned to let go when I thought my life was still in one piece. Compost my past like the gardener You are. I'm on my knees begging to You to plant and harvest seeds in Your fields that will grow into fruits without expiration dates. Father, Your food is eternal because Your love is everlasting. Reverse me like a walking tomb, and let me be the body for Your Spirit to live in.
Tend to my inside circuits, and help me be a bright, electrical vessel,
Continually kept running through the night so others can see You too.


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Break the Clouds

Thrust up from the firmament and break the clouds.

Wring from the world the Water of Life in its crystalline perpetuity as raiment.

Bend the wind around your back and send to me the most undeniable of siren songs.

Send your mirage of eternity to these eye-blink lives longing for forever and I will bear my bones with feather-light heart to the sight of your object eye.

For only there can I see how tiny and fleeting are all my fears.
And all my triumphs.

Show me the illusion and may I know it for Smoke before the mirror.

The dreams of the Mountain haunt the step of every day.

Memories of freedom to those in chains.

What are they worth?

Nothing at all.
And Life itself.


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Becoming The Ruler Of Zion

You have the gene in you and the potential is indeed luminous but you want to roar while still a mere cub. Wait and pass through the test cos if it's not a Lion it can never be a Lion. Being a part of the family isn't enough being mentioned in the roll-call isn't final if this makes you satisfied then you are simply an added number and a completer of the table like the inert gas, neon. You need not be a relative to achieve in magnitude the successes of Celine Dion. But effective networks and good friends are the only way or else your hard work will reap no rewards in eon. But take note of your cliques and peel from afar before coming close or else your sight will be bitten by the onion. Dining with loud mouths toiling with scoffers and having a fool as your companion are worse than sleeping with a red hot Iron. Cling unto the tree of these lines and chew from their sour produce then shall you be a champion and the mighty ruler of Zion.


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The Fire and the Warrior

Out of the fire,
Life grows.
The flames burn strong, 
Bold,
And sear my soul.
My heart grows faint,
Weary.
The pain,
The intolerable pain,
Burning.

Yea, though I walk through the valley
Of the shadow of death,
I will fear no evil;
I will fear no evil in the flames,
Searing,
Searching,
To cleanse my soul;
To release the Light
In the dark night
of my soul.

In the fire,
Love brings forth life
Out of pain;
Darkness exposed;
Evil released;
My heart cleansed
Set free;
Life grows.

Shall I endure
For lessons to be learned
And freedom to obtain?
Shall I wait upon the Lord
To be set free?
Will I persevere?

The Warrior rises up;
To fight;
To endure;
For victory is sought.
Out of fire
New life grows.

The journey long
And narrow is the way.
The day becomes night
My heart weary
Loses might;
Becoming faint;
Despair.

The Warrior,
Champion of my soul
Rises up,
To fight,
To endure;
To persevere;
For victory to claim.
Out of the fire
New life grows
Giving rise to hope.


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Flight to My Voice

My voice, long muffled by evil hand;
With one intent – 
Erase my voice,
My power,
My dream.

The hand of evil my voice does cover;
Prohibiting its discover;
And nausea rises up in me;
Longing to purge 
the pain stuffed down for, oh, so many years,
And, oh, so many tears;
Like regurgitating bile within. 

Though nausea rises up in me, 
wanting to be purged,
My voice awaits to be set free;
And flight given to all that is within me.
What wondrous things ahead do lie,
with this voice to be released?
What will it say?
What will it dream?

My Savior, My Father, set me free
To give my voice a place;
 Rise up within me without disgrace;
There is impact to be made!
Impact to set the captives free;
But first to start with me.


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The Land of The Living

Face the west. 
Face the stone and turn your back on your chains.

A wraith you arrived, but now life overflows with every ragged breath.

Let your heart brim with resolve, your eyes with the mountain and wake from the dream.

Your legs be your escape, fill them with your ambition. 
Bend the world on it’s side with your will and ascend Jacob’s Ladder.

Gently kindle the cold flame of fear to lend your hand a mighty aspect, and squeeze life itself from the ancient stone.

A hold secure -- your anchor to the living, relinquished reluctantly for another a little further up.

Ascend till the mountain speaks: "No higher can I bear you mortal." "Take your prize and share this lonely view with me awhile."

Pride swells as the turn of your head commands reality's scope.

This is your Triumph. 
The summit -- your chariot. 
The wind -- your anthem. 
The mountain -- your charioteer, whispers: "Memento Mori."

A few moments of freedom and then like the doppleganger of all western heroes, face the east, turn your back to the setting sun and descend.

The journey is only half finished. Bear out your exhausted dounemount to it's conclusion and reluctantly leave the land of the living.

Home is a place you can only visit between your slumbers.
God preserve me in my sleep that I might wake once more.


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LETS GET AWAY

we need to take atrip
where they pop whip
and have a  dip
all work and no play
hey
LETS GET AWAY


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HAND TO HAND COMBAT

they dance and prance
go up and down
around and around
its a fight alright
no gun no bat
just hands thats fat
you can get wack
its
HAND TO HAND COMBAT


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THE SEASONS

its winter summer and fall
you can't please all
when it s hot
i sweat a lot
when its fall i love foot ball
now its cold
ready for the super bowl
now it the reason 
for  THE
SEASONS


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Lovely Birds Life

Birds are happy pleased I swear
They are satisfied 
Homes in the trees
Early in the morn, hungry they go
At sunset, full they come
Every day is a festival
They talk birdsong
Daytime among verdure and flowers
Raindrops their showers
Sleeping on time
Healthy they are
No impression nor vigil
Marriage in a minute
No money
No mine nor yours
Just fly to get things
All things are free
The land is wide
The sky is wider
Wake up and fly! 
 


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LOVE ON LINE

we never met
but the love set
it was a ture sign
that was very kind
it was
LOVE ON LINE


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love

I asked a dove
What is love?
Birdie smiled and asked
Whose love?
Ok---- let it be my love
I replied with a surprise
Down bowed the little head
Face spitting gloom
Tears rolling down
I am here
Bound and inside 
A small stinky cage
This is your love
He said in a breaking voice
Then what is love
I enquired, my eyes
Starting to open wide
You see me fly in the sky
Vast sky and fresh air
Shiny stars and glowing moons
This is how
My God loves me
Then why he lets me cage you
I asked, sadness in my eyes
He never lets you do it
You do it against-----
Before the bird could finish
Something inside me
Opened the door of my heart
And the bird flew away


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Impact

The hardest thing in life

Is seperatung love from spite ;

Separating the truth, 

Even when you think it sounds right.


If you don't know your enemy,

there's no way you can fight-

And Sometimes the greatest hints are slight ;

As I recall them- 

Laying down at night .


There Is no remorce in self advocacy, 

And no shame in doubting their accuracy;

The intent of others is incalculable,

And you will feel their wrath;

Life is our hourglass- 

So who cares if your an outcast? 


Make the contrast-

Because their *****is all stagecraft; 

Shoot a counterblast,

Stay steadfast- 

And make damn sure it has an impact. 


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I Survived Janjaweed Part 1

I was a girl of only 5 years when I looked across the desert and saw a cloud of smoke covering the skies off in the distance.  I remember being afraid that my grandmother might be hurt because she lived there with my Uncle Sofarlo, his wife and my cousins.         
     It was during the season of the drought, so the sky was bright blue everywhere except above Grandma’s Village.  I thought that the blazing sun had sparked a flame in one of the huts.  All I could do was hope that Grandma was okay.
     A few days later, one of my cousins, Lekelo, stormed into our hut and collapsed on the ground.  He said that Uncle Sofarlo was a little way behind and was bringing grandmother in a cart.  
     I never saw Lekelo so thin.  His face looked like leather stretched over a skull.  His skin was scorched and terror shown through the tiny slits of his sunken eyes.  They were almost swollen shut.  His tears had made mini-gullies through the ashes that stuck to his charred face.
     He fell to the floor of our hut and Mom ran over to put a blanket under him.  My oldest sister drew a bucket of water and brought some leaves to wash and soothe his wounds.  Everyone was running around trying to help him revive, but it did not look good.
     Of course I was terrified.  I might have been only five, but I knew that something awful must have happened.  He kept muttering the same thing over and over, “Janjaweed, Janjaweed, Janjaweed” until finally, he spoke no more.  
     Dad frantically sounded the drum.

Copyright 10-13-2014

I chose Dafarian Genocide.
Written for Poetry Soup Member Contest: GENOCIDE: SPEAK FOR THE LOST... the FORM IS POETIC PROSE  Sponsor	Cyndi MacMillan

BE SURE TO READ THE CONCLUSION IN PART 2.


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BE A TEAM

together we can stand
its part of a plan
hold hands
 to make the world better
work together
its part of kings dream
BE A TEAM


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Cherish the Kisses

Precious-tears-offered in-faith... fall, God-catches them places them, within His Soul's Heavenly-Amphora, and with a sway of His Mighty Hand, plucks-up His eminent- Knowledge-honed by Holy Quill. Upright-and looking strait into His vision for us of the new day - offers the many consummate opportunities riding high on the fringe of His promise, granted in welcome - painting a Holy Journey, evolving amid a certain solace and freedom - moving on into veracious days with Him lasting on forever - exiting beyond higher lofts of earthly skies and rolling lands advancing in humble reverence descending down from the openness of the Heavens; rewriting yet again; another-story in person for each individual - yes for all life; far-greater and-even-greater still, than the others gone before. Carrying within it - the treasures revealed of Him strewn about found soaring aloft the reality of Him granted and awakened devout of their surrender - whispering, of the latter days grateful for the many gone by. As tender kisses resonating from-His heart of-mercy, grace-the folds-every-nook-and- cranny-of the-lands. The-fullness-of His-consciousness-the very-presence-of His-greater- hope - has-placed-its-sweetness-rising-up-in its-essence - within-lowly-laying-effervescent; droplets-glistening-in the-light, of His-joyous-rejoinder, given for all; in love. Carried-in the-honest-taste... the-freshness; of the precious morning-dew - and-in its-innocence; truth e'er-aware and-seeing this-and being-fond of-His-presence thriving-within-the- relative-ease and-dancing amid-the peace emanating-from the-perfect-fruition-of His- love - moves-to-cherish too, the-pureness... of-the-union... . While rising, in-a blaze-of His-Glory; from the ashes of the past - a new-day budding in the-wake of-its-freedom; amid royal fields-growing-still-fragrant more brilliant elaborate; of lavender, has felt the-pleasure of-His passion too - and-given the true- warmth and goodness-He has-always been-open to provide - pausing-amid this beauty seen still rising in-spite-of-this out-of-the-ashes-of-the-hate of the days of our past - His-love remains - abides-for-us, why not-we-too all-move - to-look-to-cherish this like the-innocent in their freedom - are-always striving, to-do? "The hyphens in this work are all used in conjunction with one another for recording purposes for the disabled." http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IN1J5sMv28Q


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Love's Call to Arms

Awake! Arise!
A journey beckons
     for all to seek Love’s surprise
     without disguise.

The path laid out
     for traveler’s devout
     to seek Love’s prize,
     despite the toll-
     self-sacrifice.

Love’s call to arms
     with promises to find;
     the cost is high,
     the way is long,
     though worthy of the strong.

A noble journey
     despite the cost
     to seek the lost;
     for Love to transform
     and healing to perform;
     reveals its hidden treasure-
     Love beyond measure
     to fill the weary soul and broken heart,
     never to depart.


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AM NOT A GAME

am know play thing
am what love bring
am not insane
am just me plain
help is my name
AM NOT  A GAME


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YOU ARE ME

we have same i deal
same appeal
both are for real
love iis our key
and love to be free
YOU ARE ME


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KEY TO LIFE

stand tall
be a strong wall
if you fall
be tough get up
knock off bad stuff
and do what right
that's
the
KEY TO LIFE


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Dilemma of Decisions

The dilemma of decisions,
Torn betwixt sentimentality and objectivity,
A humane demeanour whilst horns locked with adversity,
Criticism diluted with kindness,
Justice tempered with mercy,
Verdicts pronounced on truth as against fact,
Judgements made from emotion rather than intellect,
Thoughts initiated from the heart not the brain,
Profits measured by fulfilment not figures,
Smiles accepted as legal tender,
Responsibility overshadowing duty,
Negative bank balances coexisting with positive outlooks,
Sustained by intangible gains,
Rules and regulations non-existent,
Laws and decrees abolished,
Constitutions rescinded,
Order maintained by one command,
Decisions reached by one consideration,
Love.


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the compliant press

The compliant Press 

Snowstorm in America, where else? There are snowstorms 
in Scandinavia too, but how cares. In Russia 200 hundred 
people have frozen to death, the news on TV, cover  this in 
two seconds because all camera eyes are trained on America 
and its fiscal cliff-  I hope it fall in to it- and snowstorms. 
There was a time when America was important that things
of this inconsequential nature were important…no more. 
The united states of America´s parochial problems no longer
matter as it is a nation bankrupt like Hellas and sustained by 
useless wars in the Middle East. When the lords of the press
notice that their focus was wrong, the main language thought 
a university will be Chinese and Arabic. And as they gurgling 
drown in the new world order we will hear the faint echo of
democracy and freedom, none which behooves humanity well.
And the lords of the press will serve their new masters with
tame diligence as they served the old masters of power.  


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~ Because of My Mommy and Daddy's Love ~

~ Amid the many simple devotions- and sweeter feelings of tenderness ... and my Mommy-and-Daddy's certain- notions of freedom they carry for me- and visions of peace. ~ ~ Of these many things I have known; upon- the cosy softness of my bedding amid-the quiet of the darkness and soaring-now-aloof- the wonders of the Fathers grace. ~ ~ Within the open freedom of the evening- sky's-beneath the starry night; my heart has been met with this simple thought to- welcome me ... and amid this one emotion- while my soul in motion begins to rise ... as I- dream. ~ ~ I lay here e'er-still; amid the shimmer of this-starry- scene as-one-open-heart resting gently in place; and all the while ... I know my Mommy-and-Daddy, are standing by; and so I thank-God for them-today; because-I know; I know my Mommy-and-Daddy they love- me ... and so; because of this-again-I-know; I am-not; ~ ~ (alone)!... ~


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HOW TO WIN

no matter what you do
pay attenention too
make friends
to get get in
smile and grim
that's 
HOW TO
WIN


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ALL PEOPLE OR FREE

we;re all the same
there's no one to blame
for this pain
not walk in the rain
cause you like too
i tell you
from here and there
and every where
you see you can be
ALL PEOPLE OR FREE


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IN US LIES THE FAULT

why cry thou of corrupt leaders? 
why wailed of bribery and corruption? 
which had feasted deep into the system
we all are victims of circumstances
stranded with an strange fear
In us it all started from the genesis
Because we we wanted too much 
So much of the luxuries
Materials which fadeth in a hurry
however, in us discrimination grew hope and liveth
In us came selfishness smiling deceptively
in us lies wickedness of the soul
with wings so black and red like the crime some
In a thought that nature is a child
Who in hurry forget that which the law says
Have you forgotten the foretold prophecy? 
We came naked and naked we must go
winds are tossing things about 
High anarchy is loosed upon the earth
Chaos, and drumming of war sounds more dangerous
than hell.
things fall apart leaving the center sagging 
We kill, betray, dump ourselves and, 
nothing to hold unto in the terrible nightmare 
who's fault? 
In us lies the fault.


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DON'T WASTES MY TIME

this is how i am
my name is sam
i love to eat lam
some time spam
love to unwince
if we're same kind
than we can combind
but don't
WASTES MY TIME


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It's Something

Something that 
means something 
to you is 
something that 
was once nothing 
to you. I found a 
place in my heart, 
where know one 
knows about & it 
consumes realistic 
parts.



The movement of 
time is writing in 
this poem in its 
mannerism truth 
rhyme, the worlds 
dead end, is not 
feeling it with 
expectations of 
lose ends, but 
falling short of 
walk ins.



Joy is life, living 
another day is 
knowing you 
haven't died, so 
live today better 
than going asleep 
at night..


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A Slave

What man boasts that he is free and comes from great fathers,
But if they breathe any air on this earth then they are a slave,
If the free man does not feel heavy chains around his ankles,
That man is a fool can't he see the fetters on his brothers.

How great it must be to not have to tug or loosen your chains,
To have true freedom and sleep soundly in a feather lined bed,
Not to have chains so uncomfortable there is no rest or sleep,
No leather heart as he does not owe any man any kind of debt.

True freedom is the want to help others in their desperate need,
Offer our brothers help who are too scared to use their own voice,
We need to hold hands and show our weaker friends the way to go,
With our hearts and hands help those who are weak and lost in fear.

We are all slaves in one way or another we all have heavy chains,
And as slaves we will not choose any hatred hurt or wretched abuse,
Not in silence we know its our voice that shows we care and love,
So if you are not a slave and are not in pain then you must be dead.


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~ Poem the 1st Chap. Inspired Bye ~ Part #35

~  The- start of a  new freedom- is the simple vision  of Hope for all, of God. The  one prudence born, of the fruitful meditation  of His soul, softly, and simply, spoken. The tender  desire, found through the weary eyes ... the one  sweet emotion awaiting the humbled soul that has  been made certain, and is willing, and ready to remain,  now and forever open. For the willing heart lays open to  what struggle and strife this life, may bring, for the willing  are patient and aware of the awesome blessings that will come,  in this certain time of opportunity. For freedom for all is granted by  God and given the eyes to see the great passion of His Heart, rising and  forever evolving in the emotion of this Grace, and is brought through Gods  Hope to rise to this position, all through a life lived openly for all, and for the  one, and is seen to be one love sown in peace. The one condition of His that  is sown openly for all the soul, through the standard and goodness of Jesus' peaceful words of mercy, found in the steady advance and revealed moreover, in the nature of this, His devotion for all, shown through the perfection of His love  in faith ... and so, freedom is found, and does rest in measure, solely upon  the given surrender, the complete abandon to be found within the open  heart of the broken ... will ... so it is a willing devotion ... given the very  sight this season to see ... and the mind to dream. To take a jaunt upon  the merry winds of this gracious opportunity. For the peaceful pardon  and certain reasoning for this season ... is the one blessing given and  given for all ... of the Fathers foremost desire, seen by me now to be  the perfect love offered here to me as well, moving through the spirit of His wayward hopes emotion. The tender grace ... born of His chance, and granted for all, and so it is intended to be, a simple adaptation, alive and well and abundantly thriving, within the heart of a new born child. To be alone, picked up by Him and swept away, alive and wandering free. Tossed about and around within the hands of the many winds of peace, and so away goes the gentle chipper leaf, sent adrift, and amid the fall, apart from the day of the perfect warmth shown to him in the beauty and simpler days of his youth.