Category Archives: People

Rise Up

Rise up, child of poverty Look beyond the squalor See another world Taste another life Rise up, child of hate Cast aside your rancor Listen to dissent Hear another view Rise up, child of war Lay down your arrows Embrace … Continue reading

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Infidelity

Originally posted on Ink lings:
Whispers in a darkened room Two bodies locked in passions dance Lust and longing both consume Exploring hands enhance¬† Sacred vows lie on the floor Discarded with their clothes Craving love, they search for more…

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Run

Run Ignore the smoke of fear Be not afraid Run Midst the debris of hate Do not look back Run A saddened nation cheers you A shaken world observes Run Shed not tears of despair You will not be defeated … Continue reading

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Homeless

Shuffling down the sidewalk His life in plastic bags Societies discarded remnants A dog of suspect lineage Frayed rope for a leash Diverted glances avoid his being Wide birth given to his course Downcast eyes try not to notice Hurt … Continue reading

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Smiles

S ilent emissaries M agically disarm I mplicitly speak L inger on the lips E ncourage friendship S olicit confirmation

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Music In My Heart

An infants grip upon my finger A puppies nibble on my ear A maidens glance that tends to linger Friendships that so long endear Quiet moments spent together Dappled sunshine in the wood Children’s laughter on the heather Words unspoken … Continue reading

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Limerick

When first we sense somethings missin And question our sense of cognition Could it be though we try That things still go awry Cause we talk when we should listen

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Masks

We laugh at jokes not funny In a effort to fit in We don’t care how others feel Yet ask them how they’ve been We show up at functions When we don’t want to go We dislike many people But … Continue reading

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Choices

How many times have I looked back on something that took place And asked myself what if I could go back and time erase If I could visit it again and have another chance To recall that which I had … Continue reading

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Just A Volunteer

Might you be her son, she asked Each week I see you here Oh no, she’s not my Mom I said I’m just a volunteer Do you know how much she waits For the day that you arrive How she … Continue reading

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