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Larry Piltz :
VERSE | TRUE HOMELAND

TRUE HOMELAND Why is this sweet world we live in so torn between chaos and Zen with extremes at either end like enemies and lifelong friends starvation and stock dividends a young child’s death yet love transcends are we really … finish reading Larry Piltz :
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VERSE / Larry Piltz : Spurred by Love

Lonesome cowboy, Kiev, Ukraine, 2009. Photo by Phil Douglis / PBase. Spurred by Love [For Buck Ramsey, Cowboy Poet Laureate] On his last mountthe cowboy criesa lonesome rollerand practitionerof the ridingroping artsalso knownas its poetlaureate supremeone late nightsaying goodbyeplease staywon’t … finish reading VERSE / Larry Piltz : Spurred by Love

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VERSE / Larry Piltz : Hasan’s Beard

Hasan’s Beard Not one to turn the other cheekHasan’s Beard bristled at the charges.Not guilty by reason of inanity!Not even accessory after the fact.Yet military justice had Hasan’s Beard by the short onesand Hasan’s Beard would ultimately take it on … finish reading VERSE / Larry Piltz : Hasan’s Beard

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Video / Larry Piltz : You Asked Us to Believe

“You Asked Us to Believe.” Music, lyrics, vocal, producer: Larry Piltz; arrangement, instruments, recording enginer: Lamar Pecorino; post-production graphics and duplication: Channel 3 Video. You Asked Us To Believe “Fear Wins” read the headlineson the papers on the windowsas the … finish reading Video / Larry Piltz : You Asked Us to Believe

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VERSE / Larry Piltz : The Wound of the Gulf

The Gulf of Mexico. Photo from Nature’s Portraits. Oil is the salt in The wound of the Gulf By Houma Cayenne We have saltwater in our veinsand when it pours it biblically rainsGod knows we’ve had our losses and gainshad … finish reading VERSE / Larry Piltz : The Wound of the Gulf

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VERSE / Larry Piltz : New Atlantis and Banglateche

“Earth could not answer; nor the Seas that mourn…” Illustration by Adelaide Hanscom and Blanche Cumming (1905) for “The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam,” tr. Edward Fitzgerald / Wikimedia Commons. New Atlantis and Banglateche By Houma Cayenne Here beside my breathing … finish reading VERSE / Larry Piltz : New Atlantis and Banglateche

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VERSE / Larry Piltz : The Gulf

Art from illusion360.The Gulf “The water was fouled at once,but they drank it none the less,a mess of mud and blood”– Thucydides Oil on the waterblood on the sandscruel and unusualbig business planseleven souls dyingthen millions moreof fellow live beingsdamn … finish reading VERSE / Larry Piltz : The Gulf

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VERSE / Larry Piltz : We’re Focused in Going Forward

“Piggy Banker.” Painting © Zina Saunders 2009. We’re Focused In Going Forward (a song) We’re focused in going forwardhoping we’re not moving backwardthat our dreams are not shatteredand we’re doing things that matter We have a laser-eye viewof what we … finish reading VERSE / Larry Piltz : We’re Focused in Going Forward

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Larry Piltz : Richard Bowden is an Instrument for Peace

Richard Bowden, organizer of the Million Musicians March for Peace, plays with Leeann Atherton at the Rag Blog Benefit Bash and Albert Einstein 131st Birthday Party at Jovita’s, Sunday, March 14, 2010. Photo by Carlos Lowry / The Rag Blog.Richard … finish reading Larry Piltz : Richard Bowden is an Instrument for Peace

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VERSE / Larry Piltz : You Asked Us To Believe

“Library” by Bernard Zackheim, 1933. Detail from a mural at the Coit Tower in San Francisco. It was part of a series of murals produced under the auspices of the New Deal’s Public Works Art Project. The massive effort stirred … finish reading VERSE / Larry Piltz : You Asked Us To Believe

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VERSE / Larry Piltz : The Sage, the Sophist, and Some Populists

“The Wise Man” by Jim Warren / Jim Warren Studios. New Perfection(The Sage, the Sophist, and Some Populists) The sage saysthe world is perfectalready arrivedyet arriving stilland drifts backinto meditation The sophist explainsthat perfection is the standardby which we need … finish reading VERSE / Larry Piltz : The Sage, the Sophist, and Some Populists

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VERSE / Larry Piltz : A Poem of Judicial Atrocity

Corporate zombie. Photo by Ian MacLellan / MacLellan Images. The Sniff Test[A poem of judicial atrocity] The corporate zombie creatureraises a misshapen nostrilout of the feudal muck,smells air sweet enough to fouland emerges uncontrite,lunging onto stolid groundthe mud beneath it … finish reading VERSE / Larry Piltz : A Poem of Judicial Atrocity

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