July 4, 2017 …. “😳 Just Another Day …. first time in my life …. 😳 …. !””

from Dr. Rex

It Is What It Is

~~July 3, 2017~~

WE ALL KNOW THE MEANING OF THIS DATE

Independence Day, also referred to as the Fourth of July or July Fourth, is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence 241 years ago on July 4, 1776.

~Wikipedia~


There’s always been a big celebration for this special American holiday.

I’m finding it difficult to get in the spirit of things.

I believe that there’s a collective sense of depression in this country since November 2016.

My therapist and I talk plenty about this topic. 

It’s been interesting and, not totally surprising, that two respectable, knowledgeable and amazing fellow bloggers have posted to the effect that this year the sense of euphoria, happiness and celebration has dimmed significantly.

I join them in that feeling.

I thought is was only me and it’s somewhat redeeming that others may share my feelings.

Same Americans who possess…

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San Francisco Pride, 2017

Here are a few shots from Sunday’s Pride celebration in San Francisco.

I thought about the people I marched with in the GLF in the early 1970’s
and later, with Act–Up, in the 1980’s.

It felt good to hear the speakers honor the work we did in those decades

I thought of friends who passed from AIDS, or later from grief and trauma.

I think they’d be pleased that gay liberation became a global movement
for universal Human rights.

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Gay Power

The Rights of People of Color are human rights.

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The Hug

The rights of Immigrants and refugees are human rights.

San Francisco Pride Day 2017
The Rights of Immigrants and Refugees are Human Rights.

Women’s rights are human rights.

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Women’s Rights are Human Rights

LGBTQ rights are human rights.

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Peace

The right to age with dignity and respect is a human right.

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Elder Pride

The rights of the disabled are human rights.

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Generations

Love, defiance and pride are strong weapons against hate and tyranny.

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Love
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Defiance
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F#ck Trump

 

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Pride
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Pride

 

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Pride

 

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Pride

 

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Pride

Redemption song
by
Bob Marley and The Wailers

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Dada sucks my Nipple its Claustrophobic Between your Noun

from Charlie Zero The Poet

Charlie Zero The Poet

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Arousal transmotto
Anti-nouns detach themselves from plisky

Male vitamin
feminism protein

Topless claustrophobic graffiti
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Contracting views                                     Dadaist eggnog
sucking off the mice bourgeois              Dadaist cheese.

Art suffocates the nipple maps
tightened the photomontage ticket
Interlude what emanates

Daunting windowless cabaret
report plastic hormonal press
vacuum spectacle and…
philosophy breast feeds common sense
movement’s skip denouncements
rendezvous at fludd
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*A few clues decide, many doors in your path,
you might have teased the first key.
Cover your eye with left hand.
Ask yourself – Which door should I shake hands?

Copyright © 2017 Charlie Zero the Poet

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