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Monday, March 18, 2024


by Tricia L. Somers

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Heaven just sounds
like another kind of hell
Truth is the most
dangerous tale to tell
With the Torah
in one hand
and 2-ton bombs
in the other they prey
on children and their families
Chased from home
to rescue facility
No such thing as a safe place
Gas explorations
off the coast of Gaza
All hail to money
and to wealth be the power
Hallelujah and Amen
in His image
A reflection of creator
seen in the creation
It used to scare me to think
What if there is no god?
Now it scares me to think
What if there is?

Trish is out of L.A. CA where she lives with her Significant Other and a crazy cat or two. Online her poetry can be found at The New Verse News and Rat's Ass Review where she is an active member of the workshop. Offline, she has fierce debates with the cantankerous editor of The American Dissident print journal where she has poetry and essays. To read her take on current issues, and/ or say hi, please visit her newsletter Bitch n' Complain on Substack.