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affirmative reaction

Friday, February 8th, 2019

A yearbook full of
bimbos wearing blackface who
grow up to be pols.

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inner growth

Thursday, February 7th, 2019

It is not enough
to claim our past misdeeds but
to learn from them, too.

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to sleep, and sleep some more

Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

The snooze button is
a mere suggestion. Fatigue
is the only clock.

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the not me theory of achievement

Tuesday, February 5th, 2019

To motivate folks,
“Well, someone’s gotta do it.”
History is made.

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pro-creation

Monday, February 4th, 2019

Stop buying and start
making. Imagination
fuels the best presents.

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yada yada yada

Sunday, February 3rd, 2019

Ten years of tweeting
gets you a dumb hashtag and
some aching fingers.

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common bore

Saturday, February 2nd, 2019

They teach to the test,
the test that measures how well
students fill bubbles.

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ghost of writings past

Friday, February 1st, 2019

Struck hard by a muse,
the words flowed with grace and ease
till they came up dry.

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the broken parts of the library

Thursday, January 31st, 2019

The heat and AC,
the escalators, leaky
ceilings, sewage flow.

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junk in the junk

Wednesday, January 30th, 2019

A place to store junk.
A place to pick up bought junk.
A place to junk junk.

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snow dance

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019

Trudge in a circle
around empty milk cartons
while shaking textbooks.

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the three kinds of happiness

Monday, January 28th, 2019

Holding a kitten.
Finishing a marathon.
And eating ice cream.

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do i dare eat a peach?

Sunday, January 27th, 2019

We fail to reckon
what we put in motion with
choices, abstentions.

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in the foothills of appalachia

Saturday, January 26th, 2019

A remarkable
city teeming with magic
and nothing to lose.

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a swamp to call one’s own

Friday, January 25th, 2019

Turf gives way to mush
as rainy season brings a
never ending soak.

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