Tag Archives: politics

empty pedestals

After the stones fall we should have something here bigger than the bones of a war lost but still dug up over and over, resurrecting dead who simply want sleep we should have a monument to loss but it needs … Continue reading

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How the light gets in

for LC I was going to list your loss as the topper to a very bad week– first America and now you but your words listened to with eyes closed say you would have waited for this eager, open to … Continue reading

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vortices

I am spinning in the spin of unchained polar air, of the politics of a planet melting at the tips and freezing more in the middle and they call it spin, they call it science made opinion: one out of four … Continue reading

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Shutdown/Slimdown/Dumbdown

We just turned off the news in our house. We are already, just a few days into it, sick of the rhetoric.  The brinkmanship of 80 members of the House of Reps, whipped by the BS of one Alfonso Cruz … Continue reading

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A Paycheck Away From Hooverville

for the house You do not speak for me when you argue who gets fed or who gets medicine, playing rhetorical Russian roulette: the barrel against the temples of children while you shape the next talking point about stamps and … Continue reading

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two poems about the news

1. When we thought the earth was flat, science could be a matter of opinion; the solar system plotted as we know it a dangerous heresy. We thought we evolved. We thought we moved through our darker ages, but the … Continue reading

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Political poetry 2012

Just for fun, I thought I would provide a list of electoral/political poetry on this blog since we are  12 days away from ending this circus electing a  president.  Enjoy! for my neighbor with the nobama sign https://susandanielseden.wordpress.com/2012/08/29/zoo-nation-do-not-feed-the-animals/ https://susandanielseden.wordpress.com/2012/08/03/pharisees-hands/ https://susandanielseden.wordpress.com/2012/05/31/trapped-in-leviticus/Continue reading

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