Category Archives: Politics

Compassion الرحمة

حقا، والله هو الرحيم ومغرم الرحمة، وقال انه يعطي لالرأفة وما لا يعطي على قاسية “Verily, God is Compassionate and is fond of compassion, and He gives to the compassionate what He does not give to the harsh.” Do they … Continue reading

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What Will Never Be Known

She shuffles flat footed on her clunky feet, trousers dragging at the back a leash in one hand attached to one round white poodle. Tail wagging following every step she takes, every step an adventure. One hand pushes the shopping … Continue reading

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Megalomania

Ha ha, you braggadocio, you blatherskite and swaggerer, with your brains balanced on the head of a pin and your paltry butt cheeks puckered tight behind the bunched fabric of your pantaloons. I see you! Ensconced in your rhetoric, your … Continue reading

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What Could You Possibly Say?

Wings are broken, legs are hobbled and you won’t look. You have your eyes locked upon a slippery shimmering silver lining. They say: Look at the bright side. And you try your best because you’re the optimist. They say: Namaste … Continue reading

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dandelion brine

Her confession turns your face to ash and starches up your collar too tight it is around your small throat as she begins to holler. It’s woody white roots tonight for you and maybe even tomorrow it’s dandelion brine and … Continue reading

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Real or shut

“Who is more to be pitied, a writer bound and gagged by policemen or one living in perfect freedom who has nothing more to say?” – Kurt Vonnegut Say something real or shut the fuck up. (That last sentence was … Continue reading

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banned by default

No, they haven’t banned assault weapons. What they actually did away with was common sense. Oh, and Democracy. That went straight down the crapper, too. Now that Walmart is a person and Congress cast votes in the hopes that they … Continue reading

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