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Quiet Storm

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Quiet Storm

 

A quiet storm was building

In the homes and on the streets

All lives were being touched now by those

With not enough to eat.

The homeless and the disposed

Who could not, would not, go away

The quiet storm was building

National consciousness

Began to sway.

The lies were just so big now

They were chocking mouths and minds

The lies so very big now

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Quiet Storm

Quiet Storm

 

A quiet storm was building

In the homes and on the streets

All lives were being touched now by those

With not enough to eat.

The homeless and the disposed

Who could not, would not, go away

The quiet storm was building

National consciousness

Began to sway.

The lies were just so big now

They were chocking mouths and minds

The lies so very big now

...

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January Tree

January tree

 

I look at you January tree

Trunk and branches forlorn

And lovelorn.

Black withered witches fingers

Claw at an unremitting steel grey sky

As you reach high

And try to tear a rip in the firmament.

Would that you could steal some sun rays

To warm our wooden winter hearts.

I look at you January tree

Small, stoic and silent on the drabbest of days

I...

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