Tagged: humanity

in a row, things can

in a row, things can
more easily be
addressed, ticked
off, cut down – we
practice being
robots, shrugging
off the burden
of humanity
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: shrugging

we show each other

we show each other
love through
patience
– it’s the
very best
chance we’ve got
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: chance

even the strongest

all of life is a

In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends. – Martin Luther King, Jr.

all of life is a
version of standing on the
outside looking in

humanity calls us out,
silence is not an option
.
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t-minus two hours

led to the edge,

led to the edge,
some choose to
tumble, others
to fly –
when has humanity
ever held on
by that
opposable thumb
.
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there are moments of

there are moments of
seeing through

that means
yielding, but not
giving up,
accepting, but not
acquiescing,
surrender, but not
resignation.
when i really see
through your
vision, i am caving
in, half a swoon
away from humanity,
a gripping tenderness
.
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the day man made

the day man made
destruction
as easy
as a push
of a button
and placed
“them”
in a safe
distance
away from
“us,”
at a blink of an
eye, we lost
sight
of our humanity
and even our youngest
hands
could not return
her
to our betrayed
embrace
.
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