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Pacquaio: A Security Guard's Perspective

Pacquiao: A Security Guard’s Perspective
By Revolutionary Worker Scholar

The Wall Heater

The Wall Heater

(For my father on Thanksgiving)

By Revolutionary Worker Scholar

 

i was in my bed

which was basically

a mattress that sat flat

on a hardwood floor

 

 

it was near a heater

that was mounted in

the wall covered in a layer

of dust

 

on the other side

of it was my father's

bed where he slept with

his wife

HOUSING FIRST: IF YOU BUILD IT THEY WILL COME ISN'T JUST A SLOGAN

HOUSING FIRST: IF YOU BUILD IT THEY WILL COME ISN'T JUST A SLOGAN


PNNscholar1 - Posted on 07 September 2010

 

Unolding the Flag

Unfolding the Flag

By Revolutionary Worker Scholar

There’s a flagpole

Rag and the

Wind won’t stop

--The police, "King of Pain"

WHAT PART OF "KILLED UNARMED BLACK MAN = MURDER" DOESN'T Oakland Po'Lice UNDERSTAND ?

Another Unarmed Black Brother, Derrick Jones, 37, a loved Oakland barbershop owner and father of an infant girl,
met a violent death on  November .8, 2010, shot and killed by OPD (2 white officers involved), while "fleeing", after they "thought" they saw a metallic object in his hand.

Tips for Street Vendors

It's a little before 9pm. I had a great day selling Real Change papers and meeting new people.Man, am I hungry for a pizza! I sell 600 papers a month,attend writing and art classes. Also, I write blogs and articles. The truth is, I am too busy to know I am busy, and that's good.
  • Speaking of good, I got some good tips on how I built and grew my Real Change vendor business through the worstiest times we face, that makes Holloween look like jelly beans. Smile and take notes, this stuff works, here it go:

spiritual reflection in a poem

A Tesseract's Wings
Seeing built out of long river bends
A hypercube bursting out of being
Embracing charred reflections
Burned from red and blue impressions
A child accidentally realizing a butterflies' mortality
Adult's hands of stretched and torn repeated mirroring
...an assembly of mysterious yellow rejections
Built from faulty traditions...beheading rotten
statues of times without honor

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