She went through her life
mostly unseen.Sure, people knew her name,
and could probably tell you what car she drove,
what teams she liked (the Eagles)
and her favorite band (also the Eagles).But it was a rough sketch;
a granular copy roughly hewn in sand.
Even her husband of many years
There will never, ever be another Adolf Hitler.History doesn't repeat itself. Human behavior patterns repeat themselves, because humans are deeply conditioned animals, but history doesn't repeat itself. Anyone who says it does is confused about how time works.Consumers of mainstream culture have been trained to
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has kicked off yet another round of "Iran is totally gonna nuke us any second now you guys" ejaculations. This is of course another demand that we accept unsubstantiated claims from a proven liar about another longtime target for neoconservative
The first time
I did “the right thing”
and reported it
and lost my playground privileges.
The second time
I decided didn’t happen
because I wanted to keep
The third time
I didn’t want
to ruin his future.
And he said he was sorry.
That counts, right?
He said he was sorry
for drugging me
They used to tell us to be careful of the tea tree at night
because bad men hide in there.
But when the man showed us his dick on the playground
it was midday, sunny and cloudless,
and there wasn’t any tea tree around.
Little girls are not like little
After being publicly accused of sexual assault by more than fifty women stretching back decades, serial rapist Bill Cosby has finally been sentenced to three to ten years in state prison for drugging and sexually assaulting a female acquaintance at his Philadelphia home in 2004.
Maidens, mothers, crones, queens, nuns, sluts and bitches!
Gather round my beauties;
I have something I need to tell you.
Something our mothers never taught us,
nor our teachers in the classroom:
If you surrender to a man completely
He will show you who he really is.
A man may wear ten
Just when you thought this administration couldn't get more cartoonishly villainous, Trump lawyer and Simon Bar Sinister stunt double Rudy Giuliani takes to the stage and enthuses about how US sanctions are making Iranian citizens so desperate they are offering to sell their internal organs
Almost immediately after hitting publish on my last article about how the so-called "Resistance" to the Trump administration doesn't actually resist Trump's most pernicious agendas in any meaningful way, I saw an awesome video clip proving that there is at least one woman out there
I was born in the land of parrots
where the deer hop around on hind legs
and the beavers have duck faces
and the screaming red ghosts of the Indigenous haunt our dreams
and the men have cold eyes and horrible hands
and everyone cheers at the footy.
I see you,