Tag Archives: politics

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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for my neighbor with the nobama sign

this is for you, with the sign my hands itch to take down but don’t.  since the revolution we are no strangers to violence, but mostly our overthrows are bloodless & with ballots, not bullets; though Lincoln, Garfield, McKinley & Kennedy argue one man’s … Continue reading

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