What is a sufficient wrong for generating a sufficient amount of outrage? Continue reading
Ever seen anyone bite the head off a chicken?
The Dutch and the Germans had a word for a fool, Geck, that eventually found its way into the freak shows of America. Continue reading
We know that not all gun owners are responsible for school shootings.
Why is it, then, that so many conservatives have a hard time learning that not all undocumented immigrants commit violent crimes?
Where are they getting their news? Continue reading
My Comfort Zone
You sit so still, with your heartbeat snoring
Go ahead and say that you have seen it all,
typical guru of stagnant safety
Avoiding the possibility of drowning.
Here and there with blocks we are building
Only to draw up the lines of play
This is where I say I think it’s worth the effort
And on this trail we’ve reached an understanding.
I’ll tell secrets to imaginary friends
Only to hope that you are listening
In the next room
Or down the hall
I’m glad to see you from where I’m standing.
It’s good to have you around
If I didn’t mention before
Feel free to stick around
If it’s not much I ask for
I’d like a stronger arm to pull me up
When I go out, they won’t beat me down.
See, these first steps aren’t so easy taking
Tumbling down, I crawl before I walk again
I’ll cross the street with my imaginary friend
Only to find my hand you’re still holding.
You’ve crossed into my
[This poem was originally published in VerseWrights in 2015]
Seek the shalom of America. Pray to the LORD for America, for if America has peace and prosperity, you too will have peace and prosperity. Continue reading
As the United States Constitution was ratified, A “Bill of Rights” was added in the form of the first 10 amendments. The first of these gives protection to the people against the government making any law abridging the freedom of speech and of the press. Along with this is the guaranteed right to address the government with grievances. Continue reading