Poem: “Dedication” vs “drive”

Dedication is consistently committing continually. Dedication is quiet. Simply determined, without question. It’s my life, and I choose it every day. Dedication is renewed. Appreciation of what I have, and doing what is necessary to attend to it. Dedication is old, and proud. It’s the result of hard work, and…

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Poem/Question: Why do you write?

When you hate, what you read, from the day before When you’re never finished When the feeling never comes And it’s hard to remember… Why do you write?   When you’re not sure even you believe In the words When you’re not sure it does good When you question this odd hobby That…

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I’m a pointless writer. (Poem)

I’m a thoughtful, flighty writer A philosophical dream Cynically idealistic, honestly fictional, I’m so full of fancy bullshit, and inspired by the same. I make apt observations of contradictory truths and beautiful paradoxes.                   I’m fun and I’m game; (I’m nonsensical and…

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Poem: Triple Dip

Triple Dip A writer’s tale of the recessions   At the first dip my editor wanted me to move faster. With no time to love or study, I flew across the world in a hurry. But my work life flashed before my eyes when I was first at the scene…

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Who will write poetry about the economy?

Allow me to introduce… Criminonymous: A criminologist and advocate of restorative justice, truth and reconciliation for the most harmful crimes and social conflicts (and everywhere else where it’s appropriate). This is an astute poet well versed in economics, crime and restorative justice. I re-publish his poetic call for action to direct…

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