Fandango's One Word Challenge (FOWC) · justice · Word of the Day Challenge

Kicks for Kicks

Word of the Day Challenge is pummel.  Fandango's One-Word Challenge is leisure. Have you ever met a person whose idea of leisure is to pummel others? I have in mind so many of the juveniles I worked with on probation. A group of kids will go out walking, just looking to find an unfortunate person… Continue reading Kicks for Kicks

exploitation · horror · justice · monsters · poetry

Reflections of a Rat Bast*rd

This shout-out goes to Roman Polanski, Woody Allen, Harvey Weinstein, Bill Cosby, Aziz Ansari, Louis C.K., and Neil Degrasse Tyson, and all the rest of you rat bastards out there.  Do you know how sick to death I am of your lame-ass denials?  Do you know how blessed you are that your victims aren't as… Continue reading Reflections of a Rat Bast*rd

Fandango Provocative Question · justice · politics

FPQ #3 — on morality

image link Fandango gives us another provocative question. “Is morality objective or is it subjective? If you believe it’s objective, what is its source. If you believe it’s subjective, how do you know whose concept of morality is correct? From the crystal ball (google), one definition of morality is “principles concerning the distinction between right… Continue reading FPQ #3 — on morality

acrostic · justice · poetry · Word of the Day Challenge

Guilty

Laws are like cobwebs, which may catch small flies, but let wasps and hornets break through. ~Jonathan Swift, A Critical Essay upon the Faculties of the Mind, 1707 * Crime is naught but misdirected energy. So long as every institution of today, economic, political, social, and moral, conspires to misdirect human energy into wrong channels;… Continue reading Guilty

justice · mature audiences only · poetry · triquain · Word of the Day Challenge

Justice*

image link *warning:  content may offend some readers Today's poem is in the triquain form.   we found you violating a child trial by villagers; sentenced to death burned at the stake in a bonfire at the churchyard we spread your ashes over our fields you've helped feed us for years we give thanks  … Continue reading Justice*

#OctPoWriMo2018 · justice · mature audiences only · OctPoWriMo · poetry · triquain

Poetry Day 25 — Bride’s Revenge

image link Today's prompt is "door swings both ways" and the suggested form is triquain .   Swinging door made me think saloon.  The following is a "triquain chain".   swinging door midnight, Rosie's Saloon sauntering in, looking for trouble chorus of chairs screech back, bartender grabs shotgun even the girls pause to look, then run… Continue reading Poetry Day 25 — Bride’s Revenge

#OctPoWriMo2018 · justice · OctPoWriMo · poetry · PTSD

Day 7 –Go To Hell

Dear Every Member of The System Who Didn't Believe a Victim and/or Failed to Hold Accountable a Perpetration of Sexual Assault Upon Another: Person/System Who Didn't Believe A Victim Failed to Hold Accountable a Perpetration. * Your reasons are Legion. One extreme to another Rationalized or justified Callous disregard for * ---->A HUMAN BEING<---- *… Continue reading Day 7 –Go To Hell

horror · justice · mature audiences only · PTSD · religion · Word of the Day Challenge

Father John (content warning)

image link The following is drawn loosely from a documentary I saw and from watching scary movies.  Please be warned there is disturbing content and imagery that may be triggering.   The elderly priest shuffles down the stone path, carefully balancing with his cane, which is carved with the long-suffering face of a blood-soaked, thorn-crowned… Continue reading Father John (content warning)

justice · poetry · Word of the Day Challenge

Quintessence

image link When your hand reaches for my breast, quintessence slaps it away. When your lips stretch towards mine, quintessence curls up and punches you in yours, In the night, when your sneaking leads to my room, quintessence grabs the knife. When you try to bend me over in your office, quintessence opens the door… Continue reading Quintessence