Tag Archives: humanity

WHY?

Time, ticking. Lives slipping away. It’d been building for some time. Deep inside were the cries. She’d had enough. The questions she had were despised. Why? There was no answer. There could be NO answer. Why couldn’t we respect one … Continue reading

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Holding Hope

Who was she that she should harbor possibilities? Why should she possess the hope others couldn’t see? Maybe, if she recorded her heart, set down her tales, maybe, it could be, what flowed from within would fill other hearts. What … Continue reading

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We the People

We the people are in a battle for our collective soul, for liberty and justice for all. At the heart of the matter, are those trying to save themselves while saving us all. Black lives matter. Without that basic principle … Continue reading

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Comparing

  Interior, exterior, there’s no hiding when hateful actions tell the truth. Superior, inferior, if only there was a way to know? Ah, but there is, but it doesn’t show. Unless, of course, someone declares they’re superior, for that’s an … Continue reading

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Death of the Collective Soul

A casket upon the ground. No one around to make a sound. An abandoned coffin on the hill. The hill is quiet, all is still. No lingering sobs or mournful cries No shouted protests where no one hides. The sun … Continue reading

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Sickened

Prejudice based on skin? That’s absurd. —It’s about color— Color is a spectrum, not black and white. —It’s about race— There’s one race, the human race. —It’s about superiority— Superiority becomes inferiority when declared. —You just don’t understand— Oh, I … Continue reading

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