It was a thick night, a heavy night, beneath Alabama sky,
Up there in that great house I could hear that baby cry.
His cry was not of suffering, simply calling for his due.
For though his skin was mom...
We all know where everything is. Not by location. By senses.
That little store that smells like stale cigarettes and always has a stray dog they feed outside.
The park that everyone knows because of w...
Boots. Dog Tags. Camouflage. Distance.
That is what life is for many years for some.
Alone. Afraid. Worried. Proud. Emotions you feel every single day.
Guns. Wounds. Shouting. Air Strikes. Words you t...
I marched on Pennsylvania
With like-minded warriors.
We shouted and carried our words
In sober steps, not treading the ground.
Patriotism and Liberty were by my side.
But simple items can chase them a...
Trump’s Statue of Authority
Like the brazen giant of Orange fame, with conquering limbs atop groping, tiny hands;
Here at his seaside, elitist Florida gates he shall stand, and Lord over you all.
It was a late summer morning
when the world changed forever.
Images of unexpected horror
from our greatest city,
dispelling our national sense
of moral, technological invulnerability.
Only our eldest ...
my country tis of greed
i haven’t slept right for weeks
like my dreams can’t decide
what it means to be american
i have a heart & i bleed & i breathe
just like all the other faces
passing me on every ...
I have a question:
How did they convince my Black friends to celebrate Independence?
It don't make sense.
Back then, this day, it never meant shit
to anybody but the white folks
who don't have empathy...
How many of us sit home alone
On a Veteran’s or Memorial Day
Contemplating the choices we have made
Thinking of someone who is so far away.
We watch families gather around our town
We see their flags ...