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Dissident Outcry

Dissenters dominate the streets, The public dominion of demonstrations. This POTUS threatens military domination. Just forget the pesky First Amendment. Sowing seeds of civil war The best path to reelection. Yet remonstrations rally relentless, One man’s terminal chokehold A symbol of structural racism. A metaphor for the socioeconomic suffocation, The clamor and commotion torn and tormenting in every town. Protestors street hue and cry, voices of the marginalized and forgotten . A human chain of disputant dissentients, Occupiers striking for a new order. Rebels demanding a new systemic justice.

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Date: 6/12/2020 1:48:00 AM
"[P]esky First Amendment" indeed. But not Trump's Jay Sekolow. I donated to him when he did Radio on Bible. O well, learning ... This poem is JUSTICE work, wish I had the PRESENCE of yours to do poetry when upset. But I did post 2 senryu this morning, LOL! shalom and Paz Friend of Justice and "the Good" (what is GOD without His people being/doing good?)
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Thomas Wells
Date: 6/12/2020 3:27:00 AM
We are all learning and we have so much work to do against injustices. Your upset is a righteous anger. Thank you for your insights. Let's both keep finding our voice for justice. You are a better judge of whether this is God's work. Shalom and Paz.