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  117.     

He Works His Purpose

I will commit my ways to the Lord
My daily affairs - these ponderings
And put my plans through His filter
And discern the path I should follow
For the Lord works His purpose in me

I will yield my anger and frustrations
And present my hurts and objections
He will perform the cause in my hand
As I yield and align my path along His
For the Lord works His purpose in me

This particular bit of work before me
And this fastidious and arduous cause
This lot, this cause difficult to manage
I hand it over; I rest on His faithfulness
For the Lord works His purpose in me

I pour my tears before the Most High
Unto Him who works His plans for me
And all things by the counsels of His will
And through His covenant engagements
For the Lord works His purpose in me

“The counsel of the Lord stands for ever
The thoughts of His heart to all generations”
The Lord is steadfast in love, in Him I trust
The Lord is my helper and my resting place
He works His purpose in me in His time
 
Oyekake Satty (O. S.) Joshua

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  118.     

4: 44 A.M.!

4: 44 A.M.!
Being in the land of your muse with the care of my mind;
There, i met your love.

Work and act,
Work and love,
Work and peace,
Work and unity,
Work and care,
But, rising up early in the morning to face my work!
For, i met your love in the land of your muse.

4: 44 A.M.!
Working it out together with you;
And like the muse of the joy around us.
 
Edward Kofi Louis

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  119.     

Blues For Barack - Work Song

The glinty-eyed Roman faces in suits
that stand behind you
are all white, like the papers you sign.

the patrons at the bar in Birdland
would shout work work
when Lester lept into a solo.

I remember why he drank himself
to death
in a small room at the Alvin. Do you?

There are nameless voices that cry out
from the Chattahoochee
Brickyard in Atlanta. Mr Backlash Mr Backlash

sweat & blood stolen like money
transmigrating generations
James W. English, First National Bank,

Coca Cola, Wachovia Securities
work work
god bless the child that got his...

the abandoned graveyard of Tennesse Coal
Iron & Railroad
has been bulldozed

There never were any markers anyway
US Steel owns
the mine now but no memory

of the 30,000 black forced laborers
who died there
what compensation? Work work

there is a woman sitting in a tenament
wondering what
to feed her child today. work work

there is a man sleeping on a piece
of cardboard
over an open grate

there is a crack whore turning tricks
a boy 'shamed
to go to school without shoes.

today we hear that there will be
no financing
of contraceptives. Work work

there are those who speak
of love
without reading history

Pope Nicolas V started the slave trade
to convert the
'Moors, heathens, & other enemies of Christ'

What if i don't want your love?
show respect? ? ! !
Mr Backlash. Mr Backlash

The old ones said do what you will
& harm none
The native peoples advised

take only what you need
& give thanks
when the christians spoke

the light went out of those eyes.
there were black
overseers back in the slave days too

work work
 
peter bormuth

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  120.     

This Indeed Is

"Fihi ma fihi",
Did you read this before,
It is what it is
Or what else it could be,
Much more, and it was.
This was the teacher.

This is what it is,
And is not what it is not.
For the voices,
And that,
I have put words on fire.

This indeed is,
The unlettered saint
Cum wanderer
Heeding the iconoclast's
Blow, with the cynic's
Sharp blade.

This indeed is the log,
Thrown out.
Let it catch fire itself,
Let it burn in own ash.

I have gone deeper
Down the ocean,
Swimming back, to
My own sky.

The sun shines above,
Far more brighter
Far more near.

Hold your chin high,
May the full moon fall
In your palm.

Sadiqullah Khan
Islamabad
May 28,2014.

"I like to think of literature and painting as something that continuously changes its frame of reference; non-working as outside/beyond such a frame of reference to what we like to see as a meaningful work; non-working asks what is meaningful work; non-working presents the continuous dialogue we engage with, as in "it works, it doesn't work, it works, it doesn't work…"; non-working as the inevitable failure of this show; and to make it five, non-working as something we thoroughly enjoy and still pursue with gusto." Hendrick Wittkopf

Non-working by Hendrick Wittkopf @ 3: Am Magazine. Whatever it is, we are against it. Blog
 
Sadiqullah Khan

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