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Lynne Stewart, Our Lady Mandela, in the Season of Giving

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Lynne Stewart, Our Lady Mandela, in the Season of Giving

By Gary Corseri

      

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She is ten feet tall" and dying in her cage.

While Obama and Cameron take "selfies,"

shedding crocodile tears,

our Lady Mandela gazes over

the path she has made by her walking.

After his funeral, American drones

kill fifteen people in Yemen.

(Where in the world is Yemen?)

American shoppers rampage, and trample

those in the aisles of their trinkets.

She said she believed "directed violence"

(just as Mandela had said)

would topple the anarchist State

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World "leaders" recently honored Mandela on the sa... by Gary Corseri on Friday, Dec 20, 2013 at 12:53:52 PM
This is the season for forgiveness, on both sides,... by Cynthia Piano on Wednesday, Dec 25, 2013 at 11:22:27 AM