We Just Kill

LAPD-Shoot-Homeless-Man-0012560827700We just kill, We just kill!

View the police encircling

An unarmed individual

Hear the sounds as the shots ring out!


What happened that seven armed officers

Are not strong enough, brave enough

To arrest without death?


We have become a disposable society

Everything is disposable

Plastic bottles, microwave meals

Part time jobs, fast food

Children playing with toy guns.


Nothing has value any more

And our lives have become as disposable

As the trash we are worked to death to buy.



As a Young Boy

Iva Lake 1939As a young boy

I used to reach for the doorknob

Or rub my face in my mother’s coat

Trying to touch objects

That she had last touched