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Weary (A Poem for the Perplexed in this Political Age)

Mankind. An oxymoron? A question? One part man, less parts kind, One wonders what peace there we can find … Weary … Man debates, argues, struggles, labels, Demonizes, divides, and ignores others. Are black, white, democrat, and republican the names we gave to our forgotten brothers? Weary … Driving in our steel cages,…

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The Loneliest Number

“One is the loneliest One is the loneliest One is the loneliest number that you’ll ever do It’s just no good anymore since you went away” These familiar words are from one of Three Dog Night’s hit songs, appropriately named “One.” But they could just as easily summarize the prophet Jeremiah’s lament to…

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