Monday, April 15, 2013

Third Place Award Cronin Detzz


The Greeks and the Turks
a blurry mess
the thin Green Line in Cypress
Just like
The British crown and the IRA
never see their islands the same way
Just like
The question of Oswald or CIA conspiracy
who the hell knows but Kennedy
Just like
LAPD and Rodney King
Just like
All of us who go on hating

We all love
We all hate
We all bleed
And make mistakes

All I know is that I’ve had enough
of people killing
in the name of something they love
Ask Malcolm X or ML King
They were cut down, fighting
They encouraged us
To erasing the thin dividing lines
They inspired us to be color blind

©2013 Cronin Detzz

About the Author Cronin Detzz

Cronin Detzz, author of “Poetry for Our Time,” has been writing poetry, lyrics, and short stories for over 30 years. She has contributed her work for anthologies, including “Sticks and Stones” by Barry Mowles & Friends, “The Sound of Poetry,” “Nature’s Echoes,” and many others.

Born and raised in Chicago, she now resides in Las Vegas, Nevada.  She plans to continue publishing her works and collaborating with other writers.

Cronin can be contacted via social networking sights such as Facebook, or by leaving comments at WordPress, via

She can also be found by an internet search under “The Crow’s Pen” or  Cronin welcomes your feedback, suggestions, and enjoys reading others’ poetry.

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