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Poetry

Yunus Emre

Knowledge should mean a full grasp of knowledge: Knowledge means to know yourself, heart and soul. If you have failed to understand yourself, Then all of your reading has missed its call. What is the purpose of reading those books? So that Man can know the All-Powerful. If you have read, but failed to understand,...

vote slides now

vote slides now alan rodman big true blue sky blowing off all those puffy gray clods today some oblivious fool once cast his grim shade bringing down cold rain no ice cream castles after such hassles such a scare don’t stare there’s feathered canyons in his hair now he tweets out furiously moan and piss...

Xianna

Xianna alan rodman * An injury to one is an injury to all. Let us be ones who rise up for some mistreated or forgotten child, and hold a thought for those barred from hope and those taken away. Xianna, disappeared child, was a trusting hungry frightened innocent very young person. Wrongs call for an...

Fatherly Advice For Azad on his thirtieth

  They say, live every day of your life As if it’s your last. This can be done only by a person Who wants to end his life. I say, live every moment of your life, As if you are just born Such as the day you removed The training wheels from your bike. Surprised...

England in 1819

An old, mad, blind, despised, and dying king,__ Princes, the dregs of their dull race, who flow Through public scorn,—mud from a muddy spring,— Rulers who neither see, nor feel, nor know, But leech-like to their fainting country cling, Till they drop, blind in blood, without a blow,— A peopled starve and stabbed in the...

foget it

foget it by alan rodman July is forgetting the fog is upletting the sun has been lurking the clerks were all shirking now is the time to come up with a rhyme if summer may dog us keep cool until August  

porcine perspectives

by alan rodman   pigs seeking votes are sailing in boats pigs with new shoes are lapping up booze pigs wearing ties are acting like guys pigs in their socks aren’t tending their flocks pigs without pants are unlikely to dance pigs on the wing do not often sing pigs of a kind dying to...

DARKNESS MATTERS

DARKNESS MATTERS by Hal Bogotch   He who shall not be named, font of hate. How do the wonder of radio the miracle of television make us believe? Is a make-believe leader worse than no leader at all? (Twitter as a platform hands a bigger megaphone to celebrities.) Let’s shout the word, terrorism. Let’s say...

A Good Death

A Good Death by the human _____________________ “Oh, coooooool…..” Max, his head swathed in helmet, cooed; As his perfectly smooth and agmented hand caught the butterfly mid-flight. “Now crush it,” the voice of Love intoned: Deeply; And inside his head. “It is not real…. All these illusions need to be put aside; if you are...

17:33 Wednesday, June 20th, 2017, #19, Lord Byron Apartments

17:33 Wednesday, June 20th, 2017, #19, Lord Byron Apartments ….. A midweek Wednesday. Came. It has transpired. Arrived. First day of Summer. Feel inspired. The words rise to the surface. Visual. To hear them is to see them. Make their call. A treasury of memory. Come forth. Remember the forgotten. They’re well worth. Enough for...
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