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Howl Poem


howl on!

if we only have heart for winning the race
and not for the race
for the race
are we half living?

if the heart thrills at the mere run
has not this one already won?
competition was hunger's invention
tis indeed a fine fine time
meeting one beyond the dripping bloody sacrifice
of a babe yet unborn
baby Jesus on a crucifix how weird is that?
the crux of Mary's vision
how cruel to place on any mother
cruel cruel
recently i reread uncle river's "Sophocoles Ghost"
and remember what was
said about the addiction to drama
and now those addicts' children
are killing one another
what else could be said of that
the children are angry
the children see our lies
it makes them even more angry
in our local newspaper
a 7 year old boy is quoted as saying he is against
our Governor Johnson having a discussion
on the possibility of legalizing drugs
public grade schools especially make good robots
New Mexico was the first state to allow medicinal use of marijuana
we are a poverty state
many of our children are tempted to sell drugs for food
les miserables
and there is so much evil and wickedness
and blood letting in illegal drugs

what's a grandmother to do
but run the race the best she can think of
it feels as good as winning so why not?

© 2000 Summer Breeze

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