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American Covenant

a knee, a neck, a symbol, a tool Bull Connor would be proud fighting to breathe is a fight where Vegas is covering all odds let's lay our money and him down the spittle, the pool on the ground does not need to be explained, cleaned or vilified this is America dammit where change is not always the objective where the unwritten far outweighs the written rule of law families bleed albeit slowly that merciful hemorrhage some swear isn't normal let's riot shall we let's set ablaze the constitution that letter from a Birmingham jail our Holy Bible

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Date: 9/2/2020 6:38:00 AM
Powerful ink splattered on the perforated conscience of this nation, Mister Muse!!! LOVE this poem, bruh. Love and peace forever.
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Ricky Muse
Date: 9/2/2020 6:20:00 PM
Freddie I was so angry when I wrote this I had to calm myself down. Thank you so much for your kind words. Be safe, be blessed..................peace!
Date: 8/3/2020 5:46:00 PM
This is America "where the unwritten far outweighs the written rule of law" - sadly! I cannot believe this was happening in front of witnesses who were filming them. It makes me wonder what they do when they are not being filmed. Sad stuff.
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Date: 8/3/2020 6:59:00 PM
Hey Caren. Writing this poem actually hurt a little. When will we learn, when will we learn? Thanks for the input...................peace!
Date: 8/1/2020 6:26:00 AM
If more people would think of the Holy Bible and the truth of its words before they riot or set the world ablaze or kneel on someone's neck or pull the trigger, our world would be a much better place. A very poignant verse, Ricky, nicely penned. John
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Ricky Muse
Date: 8/1/2020 7:26:00 AM
Hey John. Poetry has taught me nothing is more powerful than the written word. Thanks for stopping bye.............peace!
Date: 7/25/2020 9:18:00 AM
Hopingly there will be change instead of the corruption of the world and the ? dollar. Listening to your powerful words.
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Ricky Muse
Date: 8/1/2020 12:02:00 PM
Thanks Eve. Hate to admit it but this poem was triggered by anger and frustration. Thanks again.........peace
Date: 6/30/2020 9:50:00 AM
If all battles, were fought with the pen, in an arena of soundly expressed ideas, there would be no need for police and laws. Keep blessing us with your thoughts, my friend. The world is desperately in need of wiser, seasoned direction.
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Ricky Muse
Date: 6/30/2020 1:28:00 PM
Amen brother. There would be no riots or looting. Thanks for the kind words. All the best...................peace!
Date: 5/29/2020 5:56:00 PM
Potent, powerful ink. Calling it like it is. Terrifying. Peace and warm wishes Richard. ~Maureen
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Date: 5/31/2020 8:27:00 PM
Hey lady. Thanks for the kind words. Seems like the world is falling apart. Got to say something. Thanks again...…...peace!