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Posted by Mark R. Prime head-lines on May 20, 2009
Car bomb blast kills 41 in northwest Baghdad
The skin of the beast drips with sweat as it hovers over the sand, perplexed at the people’s will to survive, even as blood pours around them. Rain; despite a ships call for help, will continue to fill an angry sea.
Guantanamo inmate transfer blocked
Our green hope, our red fury; fear is still our emperor, sovereign of land and liberty…
Iran Announces Missile Test
Hi ho and a rat a tat tat! Listen for the war drums in that! Hi ho! And a thrum and clank; metal’s whir of a rolling tank! A rat a tat tat and hi and a ho, time for us to lock and load. Thrum thrum thrum thrum…
Feinstein: Bring Detainees to U.S.
O something cries down to us. Something boldly calls out, awaiting fear to abandon our ears.
U.S.: Airstrike deaths 'likely' accidental
Shhhh… Maybe no one will notice; when a missile falls in the desert and no one's around to hear it…
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Democrats in Senate Block Money to Close Guantánamo
There is no spring, there everything within- the brown skins covering the human frames remain damp with winter.
Many die in Indonesian air crash
Another and another tossed down! Roaring breath standing tall like some wayward missile screeching past.
Democrats Defending Pelosi
Arise to arise and arise there among the pack, solemn predators allegiant to their stripe and howl with no hesitation or consideration, but one. If one shall perish, they all perish.
Illinois Man Arrested in Murders of Wife, 2 Kids
There is too much of this, the orchestration of blood, like a dance that grabs us before we know we’re moving.
Murder is a dance; a slow movement of unwilling partners.
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Posted by Mark R. Prime head-lines on May 9, 2009
Probe: Taliban used civilians as ‘human shields’
Since the mighty have blistered with fire, since so many homes have been crushed, since all that’s left to grieve is death, since so many lie hushed in their graves, since unknown journeys have yet to come, children, mothers and fathers rise up with full and shaking tongue and lash this god-awful hatred and war from the earth! Speak, shout, stand among the dead and be their song…
Pope warns of misuse of religion
“Misuse of religion”… redundant utterance; synonymously dripping out a man whose lips know both their uses only too well.
U.S. says civilians killed in west Afghan strikes
Savages made of metal flesh of which affluent men and women, a killer wage, with war as their principal business; CEOs of death’s commanding brigade.
Pelosi Aide Told of Harsh Tactics
A two headed monster beckoning the impatient to come and listen to her melody of woe, how love had forsaken her, left her lonely and without companionship, smiled as the impatient horde moved nearer. With mocking laughter, the beast scraped them up and began to feast upon the sightless lot.
Gitmo Battle Escalates
The howling dogs of hell have had their druthers in that teeming land long jaws pulling at tender flesh teeth rending happiness and then the torture commenced.
Man who wouldn't walk again finishes marathon
Too often humans have been walking around, frowning on this orb. Little achievements here and there, a scant of laughter lodged in greed’s rosy throat, and this, a marathon of one, we’ll little note.
New York Teenagers Not Buying What (Sarah) Palin’s Selling
Out of the mouths of youth streams a ready truth, such audacity in their curious and pulsating honesty. Cheeky teens! Think they’re all that and then some! What would they know of parents who parade their
children in front of the slipshod tent of consumption?