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Thanks For Supporting Art and Artists!!!

I want to thank all the friends and art enthusiasts for purchasing copies of my new book: Homeric Sketches, available by the link above. There will be an edited, shorter volume coming soon, that will be a bit less expensive. Also once you get to the Blurb site, you can download an Ebook for under ten dollars. Thank you again, MK, CMC, TLC, MK, and those I know not for buying the hard back with wrap image.

Mandela the man

as soon as I heard Obama did a puppet show
at the funeral of Mandela
I suspected the hero of being a sociopath
a man out of time
to celebrity with blood on his hands
that washes off easily
after each torture session
his 2nd wedded wife necklacing kids
laughing as their heads exploded in the
ring of fire made with gas in a tire
shoved over their shoulders
which are wrapped in barbed wire
and ignited with a match
but somehow his evil was less evil than the evil
he blamed for making him resort to evil which is
so he posed with the spice girls like a sweet
ole daddy and probably
recalled all the rapes in the name of freedom
called the ANC
each could point to the truth of the others’ terrorism
I hope when he died he remembered the horror
in slow motion
so it takes a lot longer th…

from the get go

why should I have faith
in anything?
mirror mirror you are a wall
magnifying into greatness
what is essentially small
why should I I ask the reflections
mask anything for you
with a goal already gotten from the get go?
faith against madness in uniformity
faith against okaying indifference
or getting one’s ass to Golganooza
without your pants
the fires dance
in your eyes
the clouds covering Jupiter
the family gassing round the table
eating in an animated stupor
faith in the corn from a can
with grace for just doing what you’re able

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