Tagged: conflict

on year three, we will

on year three, we will
not know how to celebrate –
feeling wedged between
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: wedged

it takes precision

we hold these

we hold these
centuries suspect,
make the
connections –
too much
silence,
so much
chatter
.
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here it is – the same

here it is – the same
code that makes us
human – is it the
similarities or
the differences that
make us want
to hurt each other
.
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look away from the

for eventually everyone,

for eventually everyone,
All-American sneaks up
on you –
a once colorful
ideal faded into
a colorless
complacency, as
spirited as any rendition
of Lee Greenwood’s
popular blessing,
as humdrum as
apple pie, Memorial
Day barbecue, and
voting rights –
conflict is just
an inconvenience
to be swept
under the rug
.
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