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northerns – March14

3.14.2016 they say there’s northerns in that pool below the waterfall   worked their way upstream to find a place of their own.   maybe we did that too on our way to minnesota. ——————- Advertisements

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at some point – July 3

7.3.2015 at some point you realize   that you have fought many fights   survived many struggles   and are surprised at how well   life has turned out   except for the friends who after   a lifetime have … Continue reading

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she asks for four – July 1

7.1.2015 she asks for four bag lunches each morning   supposedly for children unseen   her approach is slow, steady head down   covered up in her coat and hat   expression blank responses mono-syllabic   as if life has … Continue reading

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Iolani Palace – May 28

5.28.2015 uneasy lies the head that wears the crown   so Kalākaua built his palace to fend   the closing in presences from   America. ————————–

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holocaust -the bondage of death – April 17

4.15.2015 a long slick narrow bridge over waters filled with death   hate filled people gleeful in pot-shotting at random victims   a gauntlet of terror each movement only forward   unsure if the next moment will be the halted … Continue reading

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due do dates – September 23

9.23 mortgage is due, baby is due, what to do when the dream has fallen through. ———————————

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MLK 1965 – August 28

8.28 the long black car drove slowly majestically through Boston streets lined with faces, hands arms reaching for hope   and i jogged beside to keep the inmate safe. bullets, knives and hate also striding through the streets reaching for … Continue reading

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