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“Fragment #31 (Etch-A-Sketch)

The invisible lines
Man has drawn to divide
This orb into pieces,
Separating humans into tribes,
Is the definitive corral,
Trapping peace, held from release. 8 more words

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“Fragment #30 (Don’t Drink The Poison) . . . “

Bloodlust,
A tempest brewed in the belly
And sweetened with revenge
Consumes its consumer’s guts
As blistering, Saharan winds
That mercilessly scour all things.
Peace is the only drink… 9 more words

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"Travelers . . . "

OK, my last “give me a word” poem for a little while! Had to make sure I honored “First Night Design” who reached out from a different time zone with “inexorably.” Off I go! 52 more words

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"Peace, Step One . . . "

How much easier it is
To pull a trigger or to clench a fist
Than to abandon your “rightness,”
Allow other opinions to exist.

But if you can pull it off, 51 more words

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"Lessons From The Sea Of Life . . . "

Don’t go full sail
Into the gale,
For you will only leave
A trail
Of shredded canvas.

And when the tempest ends,
(And tempests always do), 48 more words

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"Online Credits . . . "

Cannonade opens,
Plowing furrows
And digging holes.
Bodies broken,
Flying like seeds
From milkweed pods
In September
To mingle with the earth,
And the chosen few… 68 more words

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"Fragment #25 (Compassion Speaks) . . . "

Shhhhhhh . . .
Peace now, child,
All will be well.
See how the sun yet rises
And the flowers smile
In the cool rain, 20 more words

Rising Hawk

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