Tagged: poor

in the theater of

in the theater of
dreams
, there is a steady hum
all around us, a

low rumbling at this late
hour from those ready to rise
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: rumbling

the haves and the have

the haves and the have
nots rarely meet in neutral
territory, one

inevitably hosts the
other, begs to be comforted
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: comforted

perhaps we are merely

perhaps we are merely
one hundred thousand
chickens
away from
combating poverty
and injustice
and instability
and racism
and disease
and hunger
and hate
and loss
and mortality –
the chicken
or the egg
.
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the odds are 1-in-

the odds are 1-in-
2 that your youth
will be served
on a silver
platter
. by all
means, take
advantage while
you can – nothing
is guaranteed
.
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she said give

she said give
me your
tired, your poor

no one mentioned
huddled masses of
the tattered
and torn
.
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