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I have No Words – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon — parallax

When I read Paul's poem, I wanted to shout it from the mountaintops.   https://onewomansquest.org/2020/06/01/vjs-weekly-challenge-98- no-words/ “Racism is all over the world but justice is nowhere.” Areena Nadeem I Have No Words Decades of days have passed whose shadows have lenghtened like a pall on a coffin in a dimly lit chapel awaiting a prayer… Continue reading I have No Words – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon — parallax

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Video: Liberal Redneck | Minnesota Burning — Vox Populi

I echo the feelings of the Liberal Redneck.  The Sheriff in my county attended a large peaceful protest over the weekend.  Like the Sheriffs he mentions in the video, ours also condemned the actions of the police officer killing in Minneapolis.  Any law enforcement officer who isn't with the program of acknowledging something is criminally… Continue reading Video: Liberal Redneck | Minnesota Burning — Vox Populi

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#Haikai Challenge #141: Justice and dVerse OLN — Blue Death

  Minneapolis: land of white snow and dark hearts – one more chalked outline. * Means of movement for vehicular homicide – a reason to kill. * Persons of color, your mandatory choices: death, cage, tom, drugs, star. * With every badge comes training, fraternity – license to kill. * Blue eyes fear brown eyes… Continue reading #Haikai Challenge #141: Justice and dVerse OLN — Blue Death

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #114 — How much evil?

image link Reena asked us to choose from a list of questions and answer. This is the one I chose. “For the sake of goodness, how much evil are you willing to do? Fill in the following blanks with the names of your favorite evils and acts of hatred.” I wouldn't have a clue how… Continue reading Reena’s Exploration Challenge #114 — How much evil?

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dVerse — quadrille — quiver — Veil of Justice

Veil of Justice He, before the court; I, watching in back row; Armed assemblage all. He looked small against Polished oak bench Gavel echoes, justice commence, proclaimed by ordained tin god. Away he shuffled without a sentence. I said I wanted justice But my quivering lip lied. De (aka Whimsygizmo) is today's host of dVerse. … Continue reading dVerse — quadrille — quiver — Veil of Justice

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#MM — Tale Weaver, FOWC, and WOTD — Forklift Files

In my old work days as a juvenile probation officer, it was small victories that kept me and my co-workers going. The strengths-based model we worked from had us always assessing where the strengths in the “biopsychosocial environment” were, while at the same time acknowledging where the barriers were. Our jobs were to enhance the… Continue reading #MM — Tale Weaver, FOWC, and WOTD — Forklift Files

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bad boys (and girls)

I had lunch today with some friends and former co-workers. One still works at the place I retired from, two have retired from it, and all three are actively involved in the community in one capacity or another. Compared to them, I'm out of touch with the pulse of the community – by choice. These… Continue reading bad boys (and girls)

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Justice for the Fookers (long)

image link It was the 50th anniversary of the day the Governor of Whosville, Foul Fooker, gave the order to the State troops to fire randomly into protesting students and other students walking on the campus of Higher Ed U. Myra Madison, age 70, lost her sister, Nancy, that day. Nancy was leaving her honors… Continue reading Justice for the Fookers (long)

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Master of the House

image link Fandango's FOWC is track, the Word of the Day Challenge is portable, Paula's 3 Things Challenge words are father, crossword, wafer , and Teresa's Story Starter Challenge phrase is “Master of the House” WARNING ** WARNING ** WARNING **  Some readers may find this story disturbing or offensive. Ulysses Danger is a bestselling… Continue reading Master of the House

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#FFFC #8 — Anyone’s Guess

Fandango is the host of FFFC.  Fandango says: Welcome to “Fandango’s Flash Fiction Challenge.” Each week I will be posting a photo I grab off the internet and challenge bloggers to write a relatively short flash fiction piece inspired by the photo. While there are no definitive style or word limits, I suggest trying to… Continue reading #FFFC #8 — Anyone’s Guess