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May Day

Go! Get out into the greening.   See life happening. Get hip to the meaning   of the resurrection metaphor for Mother Earth in the act of returning what each autumn we mourn and is now being reborn with the first heady scent of royal purple hyacinth, a cyclical reminder that heaven is Earth and

Section 8

Article I, Section 8 of the US Constitution states   Congress has the power to declare war and makes rules about captures on land and on water.   Congress also makes rules for the government and regulation of our land and naval forces. The US Congress decides. The President is denied the power to make

Instrument of Power (explicit language)

Editor’s Note: This poem originally appeared in the old “Shared Sacrifice” online journal. The poem premiered on May 7, 2009. It’s obviously even more relevant today. Do you really not understand that you are an instrument, a tool, used by your “superiors” to conduct their business as usual?   While you gather in gangs and

Illumination (a poem for the Vernal Equinox)

When I was a child, I spoke as a child…   For hundreds of thousands of years’ worth of nights black as pitch in the callous, cold dead of winter we waited, desperate for The Light, so much so we personified it, codified and enshrined it not only as Lord but, for us, goodness itself

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