poetry

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Work In Progress – Dark World Poem

All around Is quiet. Close, quiet dark. Thick and soft Nothing but this space. Meanwhile in the world Everyone is staring. No one is seeing. Catatonic Industrial Institution Send out for HELP. Caustic tears Closing fears Eroding the spirit of love. The world she asks You to compromise yourself daily In a thousand tiny moves. […]

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Collected

The Westerner (poem)

The Westerner by Badger Clark (1947) My fathers sleep on the sunrise plains, And each one sleeps alone. Their trails may dim to the grass and rains, For I choose to make my own. I lay proud claim to their blood and name, But I lean on no dead kin; My name is mine, for […]

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I am No One

  I have been defiant. Stripped bare to the bone. Where I became no one, No one but myself.

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Only You

Like a child stripped of all knowing told Run away into the dark Where losing yourself You will find You are a billion stars Companion of universes floating across endless expanse of nothing. nothing No fear. No worry. No pain and sorrow. Only you. and more than you. Beyond you. where freedom is. Oh to […]

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Land of the Free

Oh what a pity Sitting here  sucking on the gov’ment titty. That’s what they tell ya… You middle class sitting on your ass watching the news Instigat’in a class war Telling you the  man across the river in the shoddy house is reason for fear. While the rich man Deals death by the millions debt by […]

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The Feed

Here I find myself Cast into this dimension or is it dementia? I digress, Here I was….I am here Like it or NOT? In a swirling whirly dirl Of input. Input Input Input A buzz, awash, Swimming like drunken fish With all the other cast-a-ways Human vessels launched like ships into this sea of shit. […]

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Buzzard Ladies

Buzzard ladies, I salute you. You are the topic of the hour, The fodder of gossips, And the inspiration for a thousand questions. You don’t seek the spotlight, but claim it all the same. Hermits of the hills, I admire you. The audacity to not need us, Your solidarity of one, The tenacity to shirk […]

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Journal

Happy End of the World Day….again.

An ode to January 1, 2000 In case you missed it, today is predicted to be the end of the world. I’ve made it through several ends of the world. Maybe you have too. What I like best about the end of the world is the day after. The new beginning.   Here’s some words […]

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