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August 13, 2017

We Love the Unurban Cafe.

We Love the Unurban Cafe. by Phil Kimball Pamela Stollings, the owner of the Unurban Cafe, has been hosting her open mic for 23 years this September. She has received prestigious awards, trophies, and universal accolades from everyone in this community, and outlying communities. No one shines with more love and generosity than Pamela, who...

VENICE BY THE SEA

VENICE BY THE SEA By Mike Sonksen Venice by the Sea was built by Abbott Kinney at the turn of the 20th Century. A Utopian community modeled after its namesake in Italy. Canals were cut through marshes as part of Kinney’s quest to build Coney Island of the West. Beach cottages replaced tents, gondolas were...

once sigh

once sigh by alan rodman   once sigh built a railroad made it run on time buddy can you paradigm? yesterday England burned no coal for power generation for the first time since 19th century industrial revolution can we still say revolution on here? time seen sideways is meat team spelled backwards is really might...

War Pigs 2

War Pigs 2 (as sung to War Pigs by Black Sabbath) by, Moishe Tochis Trump’s generals gather their shitty asses Donald’s speeches are full of stinky gases. Evil minds that plot destruction Military Industrialists full of crap and constipation. Drones, missiles and bombs the bodies are burning as the war machine keeps turning. Lies and...

Roger Houston Poem.

04:55 Friday, April 21st, 2017, # 19, Lord Byron Apartments ….. The silence gently whispers in the dark. A mockingbird is napping. Let him lurk. Awakened this pre-dawn. Koreatown. Pale light beams south. From Griffith. I postpone. A mockingbird awakens. I can hear. Begins his pre-dawn set. What does he care? He entertains the neighborhood...

MARCHING IN LINES

MARCHING IN LINES marty liboff Ants marching in straight lines- OBEY! Off to work in lines of cars Off to war in lines of tanks Ants all dressed the same Look alike and CONFORM! You must not have an original thought Don’t stand out in the crowd of ants Be a good ant and walk...

Song of the Times

Song of the Times -marty liboff- Time is going Time is slipping away It is just slipping away and it is gone… The minutes are here then they go, go, gone… The moments come then they go go, go forever gone… Our heroes are here Marcus, Kennedy, King then they are gone away… Our musical...

What is America to Me?

What is America to Me? By Kyana Morgan  What is America to me? America to me is the land of the free, But that was decided by my skin. The color of my skin gives me first choice. The color of my skin gives me privilege. The color of my skin can make me rich....

noting nothing

noting nothing by alan rodman   nothing is cheaper than feeding a goldfish you can be sure of one thing nothing is certain – certainly nothing from nothing leaves nothing but you’ve gotta have something anything is better when you start from nothing allows room for enhancement and elaboration noting that nothing is simple, as...
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