Remain Steadfast

Illusory this ideation of separationintricate the webs that bind us Politicians focus on the holespander to the vacuous – Seekers resonate with connectionconsciousness raising awareness Remain steadfast protestorsyour vibrations wide-reaching. (submitted for Reena’s Exploration challenge: prompt the featured image.)

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The Colour of Change

I crave orange –not the shade of deceitoozing in political corners I seek fiery tonesthe hues of transformationthe promise beyond this cocoon. (Image my own.)

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What Is Important?

Unity seems an apt response Yet we pillow fight, toss sinewy threads of notions… Is righteousness really more important than peace? (Tuesdays I borrow from Twitter @Vjknutson.  Image my own.)

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Lockdown Tanka

A grackle shimmers sun highlighting blue – my mood queer melancholy – absent knocks, talks, minutiae remains discomforting din. (Photo mine)

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I Wave, Maintain Distance

Feels so clinical this measuring of distance Neighbours congregate camaraderie a pull I hide behind glass record temperature blood pressure Underlying conditions condemn closeness Laughter of mask-less trickles through panes I pray for strength clarity of purpose refrain from joining in. (For Eugi’s Weekly prompt:  neighbour)

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We Will Rest Not, George Floyd

Brazen with whiteness four toads exerted presence cuffed and killed a man “I can’t breathe.” On the front lawn of America stripped of empathy the leader knelt Not in prayer – reverence burns his lips – he knelt with authority or his version, venomous Three looked on ignored pleas gloated in the horror of life’s […]

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Hopeful In a Time of Confusion

Anticipate salvation – the stork master spews cryptic babble Is there hope to be had? Don’t speak forked-tongue cannot decipher the yarn Suspect time alone holds truth experience will betray the lies integrity winning out in the end. (Image mine)

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Write Me an Ending

Ego fiercely defends status quo, perceives movement as predator Soul craves peace, provoked by the illusion division the public glide How do we manage when progress, stripped bare displaces understanding? Alone, I cycle through these observations encounter jammed passages Dismayed by deviancy messages aimed to exploit the vulnerable naked and blind. (For Eugi’s Causerie weekly […]

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Surreal

Strains of “Desperado” float through my mind as images of the plague assault me- this new life too much, future unforeseeable caught in a dystopian novel. (Tuesdays I borrow from Twitter @Vjknutson.  Image my own.)

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Syntax

Behind the veil of political maelstrom lies a modicum of humanity Or, is it humanity is belied behind a maelstrom of lies, politics always falling short?

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