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lost in time

lost in time one day gone and i don’t remember anymore how my little brother looks like — blame my eyes for they have seen  much to the seclusion of simplicity  a lock of golden hair mingling with the innocence … Continue reading

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countless colors shall bring tomorrow

countless colors shall bring tomorrow the fires of life taste the flavor of dwarf gardens in poets’ dreams raised by cold river on rushing currents. nearby, a bare tree smiles at the sky and rises directly to the wind: behold … Continue reading

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The Right To Peace and Plenty

The Right To Peace “It is time all nations and all people live up to the words of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which recognizes the inherent dignity and equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human … Continue reading

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a mother’s whisper

  a mother’s whisper the sad letters of empty pages sit with me and my daily wages, mother whispers from miles of hue: back home my son they look for you  on window sills where hang the stars  that pluck … Continue reading

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Fireflies: a thousand hugs from ten thousand lightning bugs

  “….a thousand hugs from ten thousand lightning bugs….”* As a child, I used to chase and marvel at the fireflies twinkling in the night. As an adult, I now look at the fireflies as a glowing refutation of Charles … Continue reading

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barren beach

barren beach it is the ebb it seems: the tide has left tiny corals naked like forever-dancing pale-faced stuffed monkeys under the glaze of the midday heat. the drought is settled even beside the sea upon this empty reach.

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the significance of being black or white

the significance of being black or white black, some people believe, is the murder of colors and white, their liberation while others claim black is the acceptance of colors and white, their rejection but neither black nor white can tell the … Continue reading

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