songanddancegirl

"It's about words, and words are all I have…"

O CANADA

WHEN  CANADA  GOES    IT’S  ALL  OVER*

For Cpl. Nathan Cirillo  the Reaper looked like

Barbra Winters  former Naval reservist   His angel

of death   She told him: Everybody loves you  We’re 

all trying to help you  Your parents are so proud of

you    But they could not stanch the blood from holes

in his chest

 

Who was CSIS kidding ladies & gentlemen?  Leaving

those young soldiers to guard the War Memorial  without

bullets in their guns   The editorials everywhere say: We are

still standing   The True North strong & free    Except  NO

it’s not

 

Yesterday I heard a racist slur  on Yonge St.   as 3 young girls

in black hijabs  crossed my path some scraggly Canadian screamed:

DON’T BEHEAD ME

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*New York Times Columnist  Robert Cohen

 

 

Mid Fall  2014

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