Tagged: oppression

the history of

the history of
us is complicated – working
together, we can

reach the greatest heights and dig
ourselves into the deepest depths
.
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we have more or less

we have more or less
power than we choose
to wield –
it’s not an exact
science, but a
reflection,
a call to make sure
everyone feels powerful
.
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the golden age is

the golden age is
always a fairy tale, between
those who remember

it for us and the stories
we sell ourselves to survive
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: fairy tale

for every history,

for every history,
there is a sort of
engraving,
etched into
someone else’s
DNA, someone
who has been
telling the story
for way too long
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: history

there are levels

there are levels
to these patterns
the human brain
sears onto a go-to
memory card
the image of
young urban
thing standing
in front of
establishment
with
the word trouble
i am asking you to
flip through several
cards down for
the one that is
grayer, with patterns
more painful
to access,
those invisible
interlocking systems
.
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where you are no longer

where you are no longer
waiting
underneath
the cherry tree, even
the sky turns a shade
of jealous and leaves
a burning
oppression
apparent to only
the most broken
.
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