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Price of a Life in the Land of the Free

As the world is up in arms over the death of George Floyd, let us reflect on the alleged crime he is deemed guilty of, passing a dud $20 bill. Yes, he had a history – drug abuse and violent crime – which he did his time for, serving his debt to society. It doesnt mean he had to die for such a crime, unproven, just alleged.

George Floyd – A Short Elegy

He served his time for the crimes he had done – Whether sentences given is enough or not, Is the victims right …

Columbus in Galway

Long before the ocean blue he sailed In a journey history often has told Galways streets were walked by a Gonoan man …

Pride Blinds Men That See

In the Trumpian age, this verse of mine from seven years back or more is apt… Blind men with eyes that see …

Statues Fall

Freedoms cries brought the statues down The Reich lay in ruins as a new regime Promised freedom of a version of the …

Pendulum Swings

The laws changed, but not the peoples thinking Their power waned, they bit their lip But then recession took their money They …

Seven Deadly Sins of Donald Trump

Grab em by the pussy ~ Will this make the inaugural speech of Donald Trump? As Donald Trump is set to be …

And That Morning Too Came

And that morning too came Common sense said it could Every fool and bigot has a vote They use it, unlike us …

Death Comes Calling

Chicken Little of the modern age “The sky is falling” the media rage They follow him through the darkest wood He knows …

Fighting the Black Snake

“If we dig precious things from the land, we will invite disaster.” ~Hopi prophecy The Keystone XL pipeline is just one of …

War Over, Battle Just Begun

Take a Hero Fishing is one of the many campaigns by activists to help the veterans fit back into society. Suffering PTSD, …

Salmon Fisherman in River Corrib

On taking a picture of salmon fishers at the Salmon Wier in the Corrib a few days ago, I thought of Yeats …

These Are Not Black Days

Shoot first, ask questions later. Prov. Assume that everyone you encounter is hostile to you.; Take action, even though you do not …

Nineteen Thirty Nine

“This could be 1939 again” ~ Told to be by a Czech Roma freind of mine, now alas deceased, long before the …

Black Irish

Donald Trump has a massive Irish following, a large element who hate Obama and call him Muslim, and that he cannot be …

A Kind of Madness

A kind of madness has swept our world: Replaced our love with fear A suspicion of another Based on their voice, or …

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