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Penned Resistance

Penned Resistance is poetic ink urging us to thInk about what is happening to us, to the U.S., to the world, and all that whirls around and inside us. To thInk as our true selves is to resist the forces that seek to occupy or control our thoughts . . . as an individual, a citizen, a man, a woman, a human, a Yeti.

Penned ink to thInk is a link to our primordial freedom ... our freedom to be who we truly are. Let it ring.

New Year Resolutive

 



The missing link is that we think
and how
we think about life and death and all the rest
the missing link doesn’t need
a middle man
it’s thought that’s everything
if we miss this link we could forget that a love lost
was ever found
that a happiness that isn’t happening
ever happened

The missing link is that we think
beyond the pond and puddles that muddle
then a splash and a flash provides the other side
sublime

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Running on…



Running on essence

from the Essenes to the Anthropocene
seems more difficult than ever in The Cult of the current extremes
that teach us not to believe in the possibilities beyond this
five sense continuum birth death but no rest
the peace essential in we

Running on essence is the energy to see
en…lightening flash moments where you see into infinity
the owl on the eucalyptus branching into dusk seeing in the darkness
the bobcat still roaming on the interface with modern life

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Dark Avenues of Revenues



Our wet markets (if not our bio-weapons labs) our abuse of animals

create a need for vaccines
zoonotic diseases creep as we eat and are asleep at the wheel
driving on industrial diets we arrive in a crash course
of IOU in the ICU
we are what we eat full of deceit
for all but we

Sars-Cov-1 should have done the trick now comes the treatment
for Sars-Cov-2 many many more
a big pharmacological dreamscape vaccines for ever more more

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Thou Art in Check



Check check check mate

lockdown out of your job
zoom zoom zoom
who needs a classroom
pop art for an apprentice president
staging acts as facts
precedent picks a Biden as the other side
of Covid
whose wife saves him from forgetting his face
mask
it’s the other side of the same coin

Unmasked man vs. masked man beard or clean shaven
body counts from Vietnam to flu and you.s.a.
know what to do it’s the ABC’s and the 123’s
if we all do it it must be true left right step step step
if you don’t know the dead-pandemic numbers
as called out
you need to be checked out

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Shot Herd ‘Round the Plague



Niemoller’s cautionary tale informs stories

that begin with a not you not see and slip
then flow over an unexpected
fall

First
they came masked and properly distanced
then with a mix and fix sure of solution but no Tea Party
with tricks and treats that trace track and test can it vaxx a nation with a First
Amendment

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