The Heart of Courage

by Renee Garcia-Brown  For all who resist    Someone once told me that compassion is greater than courage As if the two were separate Like you can have one without the other As if courage is purely brain-bound while compassion is heart-felt and Courage was a lesser virtue because Good people are motivated by their […]

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I, Here

by Renee Garcia-Brown For my cousin Bruce Morgan, 1957-2017     I dreamed I saw the ocean again And remembering the dream now, I’m crying. On my birthday I dreamed I was home, homeland, ocean the birthplace of life Homeland the birthplace of me 3 AM near the sea. In the dream I walked between […]

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Pop Culture Pops – Poems by Renee Garcia-Brown

              (C) 2017 by Renee Garcia Brown   Renee Garcia-Brown is an army veteran, former print journalist and published author of fiction and poetry. Been resisting all her life. Born and raised in Los Angeles now living in temporary economic exile in Texas. Obnoxiously militant Californian. Tweets way too […]

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Gun Fuck

Gun Fuck by Renee Garcia-Brown   Republicans want to control who you can marry, when and if you reproduce & what public bathrooms you can use But won’t even discuss gun legislation after a mass shooting. They care more about who you fuck & what you put in & take out of your uterus than […]

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