Crickets

The U.S. Capital is Rendered Mute

How long will the neutered, ninny nincompoops in Congress just sit there in their own excrement, while a raving maniac driver, hauling Super Trailer U.S.A., continues hell-bent for leather down the road to perdition? They, and they alone, hold the ignition cutoff switch. Their shameful lack of action, protecting their petty, political perquisites, to the...

NEW DANISH LAW CRIMINALIZES BEGGING WITH MANDATORY IMPRISONMENT

Is Denmark engaging in racially-motivated prosecution of the poor?

Homeless person begging along Copenhagen's exclusive Strøget shopping street The gap between the poor and wealthy has suddenly widened like no one has a memory of in Denmark, the world’s 6th wealthiest nation per-capita. Last month, the Danish government...

KEEPING BUSY

BEFORE THE NOISE

KEEPING BUSYJuly 4, 2017 Mimi liked the Phillies. She would sit in her chair in the living room and listen to every game on her...

YOU'RE NOTHING BUT A BIRDBRAIN!

Research indicates that some ”bird brains” can outsmart chimpanzees and even humans in cases

Is Intelligence based on brain size? Or by the size of a brain relative to body size, as much of science has proposed from studies? Or are there other factors? A sperm whale’s brain weighs 17 pounds, a crocodile three...

ADORNMENT

A Poetic Solution to Confederate Monument Removal

Leave the Confederate monuments!Adorn them with their sin.Allow them to speak their volumes,Let them hold nothing in. Beside the general on horseback,Place a slave-whipping post.Surely, the general in question won’t mind –In the way of life for which he fought,Of...

THE WHITE “PLAYHOUSE”

A Man-child Endangers the World

A constitutionally potent, minority of Americans went to the schoolyard and chose a peacock of a bully to preside over us. That group of citizens, who had become disillusioned because of a changing economy and a host of subliminal, socio-historical...

PSYCHO IN A TRIANGLE

POTUS Psychological TV Dependency, in Rhyme

There is a psycho in a triangle.From spike to spike he goes.With a cable show at each angle,The psycho’s eyes don’t close. It’s a pity for the poor creature --The polls have trapped him in.Balanced thought is not his best...

rise and fall

primordial & proud

rise& fallof species read carefullyhands over fist primordial& proud seethe oracles eloquent testamentor truth goesover head heldon to body tight rarely lookbackwards give giftnaturally as narcissusnear pool standwaiting for water heartrefusing to function hands concealall else behind conception clear takes...

The View from the other side

A surprising encounter with a Trump supporter

I was having a typical day, sharing one of the IFZ’s author’s articles (linked HERE so you can see what started this) in different groups and websites and starting to respond to some replies... and then it changed. Not all...