Tag Archives: politics

A Woman’s Place is in the Kitchen

I wouldn’t dare say that to your facebut I am talking to you:all the women I’ve objectified,all the women I’ve ignored,all the women I’ve interrupted,all the women I’ve discounted,all the women I’ve paid lessyet expected more. A woman’s place is … Continue reading

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Fraiku: Repeal Theocracy!

They don’t care about you,your beliefs, your body.How will you vote?

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World Without Consequences at Edge of Humanity Magazine

I am again honored to have a poem featured at Edge of Humanity Magazine. It’s called World Without Consequences and while I wrote it years ago, it’s just as relevant today. In other news, the e-book version of the Social … Continue reading

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Fraiku: Gridlock

When corporationsprofit more off the problemthan the solution

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How to Create a Killer

How to Create a Killer It’s easysubtract kindnessadd grievanceleave a trail of bloodin the television spotlightred as maple leavesin autumn

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Fraiku: Supreme Court

How many maidensmust we sacrificeto satisfy your dogma?

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The Last Provocation

For today’s prompt, write a The Last Blank poem.Write a poem in exactly 62 words using the word “Provocative”. The Last Provocation They say the best wayto stop being bulliedis to punch him in the nose. They say to give … Continue reading

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The Bees and the Bushes

For today’s prompt, write an organism poem. The Bees and the Bushes This bumble bee couldn’t care lessas I watch him work the blossoms.I stretch my aging back and noticethere are dozens of bees bumbling. Over the distant fields I … Continue reading

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A Planet-Shaped Vase

For today’s prompt, write a breaking poem. A Planet-Shaped Vase On a no school snow dayplaying ball in the houseI broke a fancy vase Instead of attempting repairwith cartoon cow glueI found my father’s hammer Smashed the shardsenjoying the crack … Continue reading

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Fraiku: We never learn

The same moon sets in the twilightof Moscow and Washingtonof Kiev and Kabul

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