PEPPER GREASE

 A Book of Poems for Those with a Flavorful Soul

 
PEPPER GREASE
Selective Poems
to Commemorate the Date


Haiku
African Daisy
Purple etched bronze
Beauty is everlasting
Goddess of the sun


JUST US
Who dat down dere in da gutter
with the needle in dey veins . . .
Just us
Who dat in da prison cells
criminally insane . . .
Just us
Who be makin’ all dat noise
 in dem gangster limosines . . .
Just us
Who are the children whose lives
 are bustin’ at the seams . . .
Just us
Who be da homeless, da hongree
and da nominally deprived . . .
Just us
Who are the peoples dying from AIDS
in the prime of their lives . . .
Just us
Who can shine the American Constitution
and bring about a change?
Just us
What is the answer to the problem
some afraid to ponder?

Justice!
for
JUST US