There is no Palace in the Shadows


There is no Palace in the Shadows

Poverty is ugly. Make no bones about it.
Entitlement too.

Elitism is ugly.
Corporate greed has been unleashed

they Kill spirits once made of steel

Nothing good occurs without expectations
And accountability.

Relationships between and among people
Are on life support in America

Pills and magic TV boxes are
Killing all that is good
About us

The boy in the old row home sleeps
Through the night and wakes to
A cold heart a cold shoulder
And a shove out the door

Onto a bus into a school
where teachers try to rescue him

The yellow man fires wildly
Into a warm cave for pleasure
And walks on out forever gone

When survival’s not an issue
And there’s nothing more to do
But sit and live with pleasure pills
A spirit rusts and dulls

The evolution from gratitude to expectation
To entitlement begins…

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Kevin Ohlandt

I am a proud parent of a son with Tourette's Syndrome and several other co-morbidities. I write on this blog to educate other parents so they know a bit more about not only special education, but all the really bad things that are happening with public schools in Delaware and the USA. We are all in this together, and if our children aren't able to advocate for themselves it's up to us parents! We need to stop letting companies run our schools, and demand our children get a proper education. Our Departments of Education in our states have become weak with fear from the bullying US DOE, and we need to take back our schools!

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