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Startling Poetry: We're Not Gonna Take It

Perhaps this is stretching the definition of poetry a bit… Nah, this is protest poetry! Written in the 80s but so heartbreakingly apropos today:

“We’re Not Gonna Take It” by Twisted Sister… 325 more words

Poetry

Sleeping with a suitcase under the bed

What would you do if immigration agents came for you and separated you from your children? Breaking apart families was never a central mission of previous Republican and Democratic administrations, but with Trump many parents are now faced with having to plan for unimaginable cruelties of a racist deportation machine. 375 more words

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Letter from Washington: The Fascist Impulse

There they were, by the hundreds. Students from local high schools who had walked out of class to protest the Florida massacre. Streaming past the White House, they chanted, “Hey hey ho ho, the NRA has got to go!” 491 more words

Words [Marjorie Maddox]

O comrade of mightier-than-the-sword, more vulnerable
since vulnerable is the scythe declaring science (base
and lowly, striped of its warrior prince title) meant
for the gallows or chopping block of evidence. 363 more words

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complicit

i want to do something

about all this.

i want to be a part of the change

that needs to happen.

i want to walk away from my job, 306 more words

Poetry