Tag Archives: violence

Keep On

Written for:  Hedgewitch Flash 55 Blog Get out there kids, put a lid on the NRA, say, no more war in our schools, no more pools of blood where young lives are cut short. Abort racism, bullying, sexual harassment, classism, … Continue reading

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Another Day

Written for:  Poetic Asides #428 – Another ________ Another day, another shooting another casket, another child lost. More time wasting, leaders sit disputing. Another day, another shooting in blood and grief the country is stewing. No action taken, look what … Continue reading

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The Rage

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Meeting the Bar:  “Brevity”  (posted by Frank) The theme today is brevity. In particular it is to write a poem with no more than five lines. There are no other constraints. The rage of … Continue reading

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Hurting Heart

Written for:  Poetic Asides #424 – Write a sick poem. One school shooting after another Each time new horror sickens my heart when I see their faces–father, mother. One school shooting after another Anxiety for our safety hovers, pall shrouds … Continue reading

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Stolen Dreams (a haibun)

She has no future, this child turning six, laughing with friends in the school yard, handing out hand-made invitations to her birthday party this coming Saturday. She has no future, this child, who harbors dreams of becoming a teacher. Before … Continue reading

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