Justice in Life by Gary R. Hess – A Slam Poem

“Justice in Life”
by Gary R. Hess

I knew a man who grew up poor
in a small town in rural America.
His parents worked hard and provided
but they still struggled.
This man was molested when he was little
and harassed while at school.
He walked through life with his head down,
his shoulders curled,
and a frown upon his lips. Continue Reading

“The Legend of Harry Temple” by Gary R. Hess – A Slam Poem

by Gary R. Hess

The legend of Harry Temple
is distinguished by
his overcoming of platitudes
we far too often see today.

You see,
Harry Temple,
like many young men, was shy.
He spent his evenings and weekends alone,
wishing to connect and live
a normal life,
but in the end,
having no one to stand by. Continue Reading