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Someone Else’s Crime

May 9, 2008

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It is about injustice. Someone Else’s Crime I will grow tomatoes When you’ve set me free. I will live at home in peace Where all will let me be. I will wake up cheerful In the morning to the sun. I will feel at peace at last, Once my Freedom’s won. I have been imprisoned […]

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I Thought I Was Winning

March 16, 2008

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I thought I was winning I thought I could wait – Holding the doors Of the rickety gate, While the enemy thundered And heaved at the stakes I always just wondered How long it would take. And you said you would come Just as soon as you could, That the moment should be When the […]

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Where is the Cavalry

February 15, 2008

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Where is the cavalry I’m all alone Standing at ramparts Of crumbling stone. And my back wants to break, My head wants to scream. Let me awake From this maddening dream. The ramparts are shaking The bricks want to fall My spirit is breaking I can’t hold them all … Please don’t forsake me, Please […]

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The Story of the Pug

February 9, 2008

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Once there was a little pug, She snapped and snarled at every thug. She had a brain, the thugs had none, For they were crass and crude and dumb. But when they gathered with their clubs, She ran away, that little pug. She ducked for cover, panting hard And peered out with a pounding heart. […]

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The World’s Gonna Die if

February 9, 2008

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The worlds gonna die, If you don’t go away. It doesn’t matter if I cry You have to go away. I can scream For death and hell; It doesn’t go away. I can dream That all is well. It doesn’t make you stay. Damn the world, Your wife needs you too Tell them to go […]

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Please Miss Your Plane

February 6, 2008

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Please miss your plane. I’m breaking glass Inside my head. If I bang my head Hard enough And long enough Into the wall, If I throw enough jars Around my room And crash them into Shards and hell, Would you make This be a dream. Wake me up. And then I’ll say “I had a […]

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The Divorce

November 20, 2007

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Keep safe distance. Cite your claims. Let the fog Enshroud your shame. Yield no whisper Of remorse, Give no sign That you endorse The fables of The ancient wives, Who kept their men And lived their lives .. The crossing bears No one-way bar. But shut your eyes, And touch your scar, Remember what The […]

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You Breathe

November 19, 2007

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You breathe at night. It makes me smile. You sing to me, And for a while, My heart feels calm, My feelings clear; The world seems simple, When you’re near. – Written by Anna Williams at age 32

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I Wish My Husband Were Online

November 13, 2007

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I wish my husband were online If he were here, I would be fine. I wish he would turn on his phone. I sit at night, I’m all alone. I wish he would come home to me. Its been a year, too long, you see. I can not bear another day. I wish he hadn’t […]

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The Black Box

October 22, 2007

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Which is worse – to wonder, or to know? What lies within the place I hate to go … My stomach twists, my heart feels weary pain Forever I search reasons to refrain From visiting the place where shadows lurk; Where papers wait, to tear my mind from work … I wonder what dark letters […]

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