‘Cause we have had enough
All the violence has touched every part of our lives
Our innocence is gone tonight
I know that Santa Claus has already come to town, but I’ve been thinking about next year. How do I ensure that I’m on the nice list? Everyone wants to be on the nice list, right? We all want presents, right?
Thirty seven years ago at 11:06 pm the phone rang. I heard my mother tell the caller “he’s asleep”. I knew it was for me. That entire day felt odd to me. Something weighed upon me. I was sad though I knew not why. I was depressed for no obvious reason. I was worried. I…
I’m beginning to hear comparisons between the alt-right group at the center of the travesty, tragedy and terror in Charlottesville, Virginia and Black Lives Matter. Let me say categorically there is no comparison. None. Zero. Zip.
If I ever get to Saginaw again,
A locale that’s somewhat off the beaten track.
Get to see the girl I never saw again
Who must know why I have never ventured back.
Think a mashup of Ozzie Osbourne and Earth, Wind, and Fire is a Crazy Train waiting to derail? Well, give it a look. Brilliant!
Ring them bells for justice
So the blind truly see
every different color
of layered equality
I want you
To feel the pain of loving like I do
This bitter sweet resentment of a fool
To languish in a piss of his own drool …