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(12-String Ovation Balladeer Astoria, Oregon / copyright Justice Putnam)

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Voices and Soul appears on Black Kos Tuesday's Chile; poetry chosen and critiqued by Black Kos Poetry Editor Justice Putnam.

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(Cut Stones and Arch St Ceneri, France / copyright Justice Putnam)

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Question: Who is your audience? What are you here for?

Answer: Tribal Alliances, Heart-felt Convictions, Passionate Reason, Random Abandon, Sustainable Civility and a kiss; to comfort the sad and the mad Ones; the Ones roaming the International section of the American Supermarket at night; or roaming the neglected streets looking for an angry malaprop to sink their teeth into; the Ones who seek without seeking and learn as much as they teach; the Ones who embrace and kiss and embrace again; the Ones who sing the song of the city and the ballads of the forest; the Ones who chant the rhythm of the sea and hum the melody of the desert; the Ones who sing the prayer of Her name and Her name is the World. Yes, those are the Ones.    -- JP

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(Man, Girl and Broken Window Klamath Falls, Oregon / copyright Justice Putnam)

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(Can you help folks in need heat their homes and cook their food on the Rosebud and Pine Ridge Reservations. Navajo has an important diary posted with all the particulars. Even a small amount can work towards building the minimum.

Could you please help?)

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So that explains it... !

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Sunlight and Water Pitcher Muir Beach / copyright Justice Putnam

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... Or does it?

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(Holy Bible and 3 in 1 Oil Berkeley, California / copyright Justice Putnam)

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(Rail Road Crossing, Sonoma California / copyright Justice Putnam)

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"Many heroes lived before Agamemnon, but they are all unmourned, and consigned to oblivion, because they had no bard to sing their praises."

 -- Horace

"Still the race of hero spirits pass the lamp from hand to hand."

-- Charles Kingsley

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Jesus Was A Commie

words and music by
Justice Putnam

Jesus was a Commie
Jesus was a Jew
Jesus was a fisher
Jesus worked with tools

Jesus walked across the land
Jesus sat at home
Jesus led a fiery band
Jesus slept alone

(m/8) Jesus said to love the ones
Who slapped you across the face
Jesus called Lazarus from the tomb
Jesus touched him with Burning Grace

Jesus was loved
Jesus was despised
Jesus taught simple truths
Jesus was crucified

(instrumental m/8)

(tacet) Now some say Jesus rose to heaven
Now some say Jesus only died
Now all the High Priests teach the lesson
Now even Love should be criticized

(instrumental m/8 to tacet)

© 2006 by Justice Putnam
Fleur de Sel Musique
and Mechanisches-Strophe Verlagswesen

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Rest in Peace Aaron Swartz

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(Morning Fog And Surf, Muir Beach, California / copyright Justice Putnam)

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Originally posted to The Justice Department on Netroots Radio.com on Wed Nov 27, 2013 at 08:50 AM PST.

Also republished by Netroots Radio, Black Kos community, LatinoKos, and Protest Music.

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