Angry Me

Anger makes me quiet.
It scares me.
I don’t like losing control.
That fear which overcomes me
When I am fuming mad,
Can keep me silent enough
To stop my shouting from the rooftops
About why I am so damned mad.

This fear of shouting
Keeps me out of trouble sometimes.
But it has cost me too
Internalizing stress
Not good for a body.
So the answer: Don’t get angry.
Just let it all roll off like water.

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Super Heroes

Can it be?
A super-duper race…
Men, women, even children
So… what can they do
That others can’t?
They always make the right choice
That’s what they do
It’s like they just know right off
What is wrong and what is right.
They make ethical choices
That’s what they do.

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A Texas Woman’s Point of View

Yes, Mam.

I do dress like a woman.

I’m proud of being a woman.

I am glad that I have soft curves

and other women things.

I like to feel pretty,

and appreciated.

But,

I want all the things

I am due as a human being also.

I want all my freedoms

and I want them for

everyone else

because

how can I be free if others aren’t?

by Becky Ellisor

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We must come together.

Were we not together at nine eleven?
Have we now lost faith in our country?
Why aren’t we together anymore?
Our forefathers didn’t act this way, did they?
Why can’t we get ourselves together?

Technology brings us together,
But we all communicate nothing.
Don’t tell everyone what you think.
Let our leaders lead us into the future.
Do our leaders know where to lead us?

People scrimp and save, then don’t vote.
Times are too tough and we all worry.
The mega-rich won’t save our economy,
Without our forcing them to do so…
Are we all alone or together?

Ethical behavior has lost its meaning.
Hey, It’s just business, nothing personal.
So – what! I need it more than he does.
If she doesn’t know; it won’t hurt her.
Can we be selfish and together?

This greatest country on earth
Flails and scares its people.
Upside down thinking prevails.
Our Congress is a microcosm.
Will we let us come together?

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A Texas Woman takes on a Conservative Lady

Yes, Mam.

I do dress like a woman.

I’m proud of being a woman.

I am glad that I have soft curves

and other women things

I like to feel pretty,

and appreciated.

But also,

I want all the things

I am due as a human being.

I want all my freedoms

and I want them for

everyone else

because

how can I be free

if others aren’t.

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