Monthly Archives: March 2013

Words

Words have power Whether sweet or sour Toward the same goal To persuade and to control. Advertisements

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Yellow Cab

Yellow cab flashes passes its color through the city carrying unknown passengers to typical destinations.

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Detroit Madonna

The  Lady  stands on the roof of the south tower Now a beacon to those freeway bound Oversized and bright to signify her power Within the church and community hound. Atop the corbelled, carved parapet Her gilding gleams a bright … Continue reading

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Midnight Blues

I have the midnight blues Blue but almost black, I have the midnight blues Cause my baby ain’t coming back, You know I am so low Cause I have nowhere to go I have the midnight blues Blue with an … Continue reading

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Addiction Manifesto

There is nothing more important Not a person Not a physical impediment Not familial warnings Not clinical outcomes Not religious remembrances Not criminal charges Not legal proceedings Not a lover’s embrace No employment can sustain No hope lasts No lifestyle … Continue reading

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Primitive Legacy

A primitive people Once roamed this shore This land was quietly owned Lovingly embraced The creatures respected Natural resources godlike. What remains of their path? Shabby remnants! Street names City parks Long-forgotten legends Fill dusty books! Where are their faces? … Continue reading

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From the Sixth Floor

Across the skyway Silvered glass stories reflect The ancient and the modern the old and the young Businessman, homeless one Those ready to contribute Those who gave up long ago Fresh Opportunity Past Achievements The glass meets the horizon Exposing … Continue reading

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