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Categories: historical, absence, abuse, africa,
Python Dance
by john chizoba vincent
after Odumegwu Ojukwu
after Chinua Achebe 
after Christopher Okigbo 
after Dele Giwa
after Kofi Awoonor
after Kwame Nkrumah 
after Ngugi Wa Thiong'o
after Nelson Mandela 
after Wole  Soyinka...

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Categories: historical, encouraging, friendship, poets, tribute,
Premium MemberA TRIBUTE TO TOM
by JAN ALLISON
A fabulous poet named Tom
He writes with such style and aplomb
He deserves some soup glory
as he tells a great story
His poems are really ‘da bomb’!

Posted...

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Categories: historical, new year,
Premium MemberBear Witness, A New Year Comes
by Robert Stoner Jr

I come to visit again, silent bane,
to steal away your life with no remorse.
In stealth, I stalk to take away your gain,
perception of eternal youth...

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Categories: historical, history, prejudice, racism, truth,
Premium MemberBut They Lived There
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

He said
my people come from a place
where the dung beetle reigns
I heard those profane utterances
and remained composed,
though he word assassinated my ethnic character
Once upon an...

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Categories: historical, community, growth, happiness, health,
Premium MemberLife's Disaster Management
by Gerald Dillenbeck
Resilience planning
is to Disaster Management
for a crippled community,
As Permacultural  planning
is to Anger Management
for growing Ego Resilience.

When WinLose cards are dealt
by climates of dominating and...

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Categories: historical, america, black african american,
Don't Shoot the Messenger
by Zachary Gilstrap
Don’t shoot when 
you see a coffee-coated 
vessel

Imbued with historical 
cattle-prodding, 
showcasing a collective consciousness
trampled 

Into submission by years 
of crocodile tears 
and homestead 
domestication....

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Categories: historical, america, business, character, corruption,
Be Human For A Day
by Christine Phillips
The World has been playing a game
Oh what a shame
The world has been playing a game
This is insane
Leaders come and leaders go
Leaving me to continue...

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Categories: historical, caregiving, earth, education, health,
Premium MemberHealthy New Year
by Gerald Dillenbeck
2020 global vision,
not yet ecologically there

Because, in part,
not still EgoMythic Here,
as timeless Now
restoring nutritional justice,
outside,
and inside
humane-divine animating nature.

And all Great Transitional revolutions
resonating in-between,
trembling EgoLeft toward...

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Categories: historical, caregiving, education, gospel, health,
Premium MemberSoul
by Gerald Dillenbeck
Today
let's discuss Bill Plotkin's
exposition on "soul"

Would that be
as in soul music?

Absolutely.
If you did your reading,
you may have noticed
he believes all relationships
have souls
and share an EarthSoul,
animus...

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Categories: historical, adventure, america, break up,
The Proof Is In The Pudding 1
by Christine Phillips
The weather was fine today so I decide to go outside and play
I didn't have a plan but I was consistent with the weather man
I...

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Categories: historical, christmas, earth, holiday, humor,
Premium MemberReasons for Seasons
by Gerald Dillenbeck
Honey. 
A question.

One?

For now.
Subject to chain-reaction change.

As long as we're clear
about our lack of restraining rules.

Quite so, dear.
I'm wondering about that line
"Jesus is the reason
for...

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Categories: historical, allegory, analogy,
Here Is A Hint About Peppermint
by James Horn
Here Is A Hint About Peppermint

Lately what I have heard is a historical hint
About things they meant about peppermint;
Spiral weave,
Did receive;
From God His Son and...

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Categories: historical, caregiving, earth, health, integrity,
Premium MemberTao of Healthy Climate Care
by Gerald Dillenbeck
Nursing and nurturing
can often be used synonymously.
To nurse a baby
is first to nurture a cherished infant.

They share a nutritional history
of healthcare giving
and receiving,
delivered best and...

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Categories: historical, adventure, analogy, appreciation, poetry,
Premium MemberWRITTEN WARRIOR POET ROBERT LINDLEY
by James Edward Lee Sr.
WRITTEN WARRIOR  POET ROBERT LINDLEY

I'm not complaining
But I am reading
verse by verse words of coarse
Letters combine making words that rhyme
Master penmanship
Honor I find
No ones...

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Categories: historical, addiction, art, books, creation,
Reading the Dictionary
by matthew harris
while figuratively hunting
and pecking around me noggin
force hum theme to write about
lo and behold, the solution
stared me right in front
of my little knob nub nose...

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Categories: historical, bible, christian, christmas, jesus,
Who Matters
by curtis johnson
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Categories: historical, christmas,
Christmas
by Anthony vanNelson

Have you heard that clear melodious sound before
Insistent like someone knocking at your front door
If you could taste it it’s probably sweet like sugar cane
It’s...

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Categories: historical, satire,
Supply the Penny
by Suzette Richards
There was an orange man from Queens
who had a whole heap of gilded beans. 
     Sponsored by his cronies –
 ...

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Categories: historical, addiction, adventure, analogy, angst,
Premium MemberPhotostory Up in the Attic
by James Edward Lee Sr.
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Categories: historical, celebration, christmas, family, holiday,
Christmas, Made of Awesome
by David Welch
Every year someone is always expressing
that Christmas is imperialist, and oppressing
people not of the Christian faith,
That it’s unfairly taken Soltice’s place,
that the historical Jesus was...

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Categories: historical, slam,
Historical Moment repost
by Keif Papyrus
The bowel movement of miss liberty is Black History month.
We're force fed information from the tissue that she wiped
from back to front. Did you cringe?...

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Categories: historical, history, hope, loss, time,
The Texas Treasure Tragedy, Part IV
by David Welch
***
Chris put down the bundle slowly,
his eyes wide with great disbelief.
A tale like this, who would’ve thought…
and who would ever believe?

He looked down at the...

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Categories: historical, humanity, visionary, wisdom,
Premium MemberTHE STONEWALKER: An End Time Elegy
by norberto franco cisneros
 

The historical Stone Walker sings gravedigger, dearth songs. 
A warning: the End Times are approaching and almost upon us.

In a land called the Monongahela...

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Categories: historical, addiction, bible, hate, health,
Premium MemberRed and Green Christians
by Gerald Dillenbeck
Let's start with a fundamental flaw of fundamentalist Christianity,
a literary flaw within literal non-interpretation of historical creation
and sacred development.

This is true of radical jihadist Moslims...

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Categories: historical, anxiety, birth, character, community,
Dismantling Of A Nation
by KENG CHUAN SENG
Dismantling Of A Growing Nation

Back in late 70s, while I was just another fresh face in a local varsity....
Racial based politics was gaining grounds with...

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Categories: historical, introspection, mental illness, relationship,
Submersion Connections
by David Tamilin
Submersion Connections

The water heaved and sighed with the gathering force of self while
	the tug positioned to push, pull, hold.

The mammoth engineering marvel,
	rose like the Phoenix...

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Categories: historical, teen,
Premium MemberTEENAGE PRANK
by Kim Rodrigues
TEENAGE PRANK

shoes tied together
slide out of sight on high wire ~
historical feat

10/8/2017
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Categories: historical, anger, culture, education, fear,
Premium MemberThis Is Unfinished Feminist Us
by Gerald Dillenbeck
So I was feeling badly,
sad,
because I share our mutually complicit status
for my compatriot's difficult terrorizing
chronic stress disordering
time.
I too have been there,
lost there,
to a more moderate...

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Categories: historical, anger, history, humor, integrity,
Premium MemberKellyanne's Fake Constitutional Rock
by Gerald Dillenbeck
"The Second Amendment is a bedrock principle of our Constitution..."
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Categories: historical, poems, poetess, poetry, poets,
Just A Thought
by DM Babbit
Did you ever read the greats? 
Whitman, Browning, Frost, Fitzgerald, Kilmer, Wilde, McKuen, St. Vincent Millay just to name a few.

 You know the well...

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Categories: historical, africa, appreciation, earth, future,
Premium MemberI'm Actually Half-Human
by James Fraser
I awoke from my cocoon now knowing my time
I'm actually half-human from a dimension defined

But so honoured to be able to look back, and track
To...

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Categories: historical, anger, conflict, dark, death,
Dark war
by Sunday Kelvin
Fenced around, locked up in your own place.
                hundred years...

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Categories: historical, anger, conflict, dark, death,
Dark wall
by Sunday Kelvin
                Fenced around, locked up in your own place.
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Categories: historical, god, mystery, philosophy, truth,
My dear gods
by Željko Sitar
Discarded by-product.
Was it difficult to explain it to us?

Forgive me my dear gods
for I can not understand your puzzle.
I'm not worthy of your intelligence
because I'm...

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Categories: historical, beach, god, storm, weather,
A Letter To Hurricane Irma
by curtis johnson
I have great respect for you, and I have refused to take any of you for granted, even though I have never experienced your presence....

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