Coquette Wonkette: What is Justice? →
coquettewonkette: The Bard Would Have Made a Good Lawyer The lights bright, burning A burn desired, anticipated. The stage awaits its actors The props desperate for us Check, 1,2 3, the microphones are ready They are eager for the words, the stories, the lies, the truths Sequins and…
Black guy kills some people.
Muslim guy kills some people.
Latino guy kills some people.
White guy kills some people.
Society: Mental illness. (lost soul, complicated psyche, quiet loner, misunderstood, frustrated with life, experienced recent, traumatic, life-altering events that set him off; not to mention all the positive descriptors that are attached to him, i.e. intelligent, PhD candidate, honor roll student, etc.)
I have arrived in Amman, Jordan. I can taste the life, feel the life brush my face, I hear it in the constant yelling of “Taxi?!” My shoes wait to be broken into. They long await the foreign and mysterious terrain of the Hashemite Kingdom. Each blister, cut, and soar waiting to make an appearance Wounds openly welcome; a pain I look forward to. My finger nails long for dirt. They long...
what is justice?
actionactioncut: “The stigma of being labelled a sex offender will follow those boys all their lives because of one mistake.” “We can’t be too quick to judge, we don’t know what really happened.” “Who hasn’t done something regrettable back when they were young and foolish?”
The wants and needs of my head. The wants and needs of my heart. How my conscious torments me into oblivion. A maze with no end, no beginning, no middle no entrance, no exit Simply placed there to ponder the panderings. My life as a paradoxical abyss that I cannot seem to swim out of. Grasping onto my ankle, submerging my body deep, gasping for the last bit of clarity, ...
“Peace is a state of harmony characterized by the lack of violent conflict and freedom from the fear of violence” WIKIPEDIA “A state of tranquility and quiet. Freedom from civil disturbance. A state of security or order within a community provided by law or custom” WEBSTER DICTIONARY Perhaps, maybe, not soo much. No. Peace. Legs open, bare, lips ajar. No assumption of invitation. Disregarded...
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