Author Archives: maineiacle

What can a black man do?

I look at President Obama and I see a good man. A man who shows us that we have ENTERED a post racial society. I say entered because racism still exists. It still exists within the minds of many Americans, … Continue reading

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Who’s Deserving?

  As I watched a piece on  60 Minutes I began to cry. Families living in cars, motels. Split up because they had nowhere to go. And here I am sitting in an apartment paid for by someone else. Eating … Continue reading

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Poem to Her

I never cared enough. I never cared enough. Until you stopped caring I pushed and pushed It was as though I were a child. It was as though I was testing you. You failed. I knew you would. There’s no … Continue reading

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The Formative Years

 A young boy who yearns to belong. he doesn’t fit in anywhere.  In school, he jokes to gain attention. The class clown. No one really cares who he is. He’s just a distraction for the other kids. Serving a dual purpose. … Continue reading

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Hitching back from West Palm

   When I was about 19,  I was Hitchhiking back from Westpalm Florida to Caribou. I met several interesting people during that voyage. Had some good times and some bad.  The first person to stop, turned out to be an … Continue reading

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A Symptom of Avoidance

   Awoken by a tapping on the window of my car. I look up sleepily to find a police officer looking back at me.  I roll down the window. The officer says, “Is everything all right sir?” “Fine officer.” I … Continue reading

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