Category Archives: humanity

Law of Nature

Mankind v. Gaia without blame or forgiveness justice will be served dVerse Poetics: Blame and Forgiveness

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Football Players

On the sideline, I sip warm cocoa. On field, giants grapple. Sweat and curses fly. Shoulder pads crunch. Whistles blow. The players lumber toward benches, spitting mouth guards and blood. Halftime. My turn. Likewise an athlete, I heft my tuba … Continue reading

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Wall of Shame

“Here in America, we don’t give in to our fears. We don’t build up walls to keep people out.” ~ Michelle Obama

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Invisible

You didn’t see me. You watched my reflection turn in a direction you chose not to see. You didn’t hear me. You thought I was sleeping. In fact, I was weeping. You chose not to hear. You didn’t touch me. … Continue reading

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for all to see

Shed no tears; wear them. Shed not your humanity. Wear love on your sleeve. dVerse Poetics prompt: Shed

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Overload

“I can’t do this anymore!” The laptop stares at me from the kitchen table where I sit, defeated head fallen into helpless hands. It has stalked me from my work office to my home. Black and white pixels layer documents … Continue reading

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sewing discord

threading through the clouds jets rip the sky asunder contrails hide the tears

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