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Hums like a perfectly tuned engine.
Phenomenon, yet attainable.
Song of wind chimes
played by sweet summer breeze.

Waits for perplexed, penetrating perception,
human angst for direction.
Laudable goal we need to achieve.
After John, still deserving a chance.

Embraces sojourn, seeks to be settler.
Evaporates rubicund pools
with warm winds of love.
Defrays acrid smoke with melodious spice.

Breathes truth into slippery speech.
Lifts entrenched misery from tired bones.
Owns penchant for purpose.
Guides us towards paradise, here and now.

 

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Michael Bonanno is an associate editor for OpEdNews.

He is also a published poet, essayist and musician who lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Bonanno is a political progressive, not a Democratic Party apologist. He believes it's (more...)
 

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