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The Home Front

Perry Hutchison
On Patriotism (January 2014)
Inward Light
Our roads and rails in disrepair,
whole fam’lies without shelter;
while fossil fuels befoul our air
as if it did not matter.

It’s nothing less than villainous
that Afghans we condemn;
let’s spend our dollars fixing “us”
instead of fighting “them.”


Perry Hutchison is a member of the Fanno Creek Worship Group of Multnomah Monthly Meeting, Portland, Oregon (NPYM).

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