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Forsaken

Sit not in your darkened room alone and brooding feeling forsaken by the Fates the sounds of the living rising from the streets. Mourn not uselessly your luck that’s failing now; your plans, your hopes all gone awry. Instead prepare … Continue reading

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Keeping Up With the Joads

We ain’t got no money honey but we got sunshine all the time. No job this year no house no more no future and no hope and it’s hot and dry this summer living here in grandpa’s house. Wish we … Continue reading

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Plain Girl

A plain girl dressed by Walmart holds her books against her breasts looking down at the floor through unfashionable glasses while walking down the hall to English lit. No one sees her running the gauntlet ‘cept of course the mean … Continue reading

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Syriza!

“As he climbed on an elevated stage in central Athens to give his victory speech on Sunday night, Alexis Tsipras looked more like a rock star than Greece’s newly-elected prime minister.” “Our people too have a right to joy and … Continue reading

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Can Do

Staring at the pile of bills doesn’t make ‘em any smaller shufflin the envelopes doesn’t get the mortgage paid. Out o’ work a whole year now running out of unemployment must apply for food stamps soon get the kids on … Continue reading

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