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Puppets

They were always made to become shadows to be discarded by the string pullers
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Black People

Back in time apart from the hate A black man's pride fought like lions With a pack of wolf's in sheeps coat
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An Empire in Decline

It probably seemed like a good idea at the time. Even today, when most of our history as a nation was much closer to oppressor than downtrodden, it makes us blush with unvarnished pride.
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“Kuya”

Saksi ang kanilang mata marinig ng dalawa nilang tenga ang matamis na pwedeng maganap habang binabasa ng bibig na naka-buka ang bawat pangyayari sa liham kung gaano mo ako mapapasaya
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Her Strong Heart

Her Strong Heart is a poem written by Khazran Khan and shared with The Ugly Writers under the theme Entropy: Overcoming Destruction for the month of July   Her Strong Heart   ​Today let me narrate a tale, A tale…

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Open

Today, I am letting you go as I free myself from the phantom bond that binds us.
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The Mansion and I

I could feel a glare directed at me. I smiled then I snapped my fingers three times while chanting some words. The room suddenly became vibrant and I was staring at only one person now.

Loving the Lawn

It was a little more work. Actually, it was a lot more work. Really, I had to do all the work. Since I haven’t gone to the gym since the coronavirus started maybe a little more work is a good idea. I have a doctor’s appointment on Monday morning, and this will give me a little ammunition.