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When a Foster Child Dies: Rules for Radicals

By joshuaallen, published on Jun 8, 2012

...top secret staff meeting where many of the above mentioned will review the case of the dead foster child.

The meeting is to examine individuals role as the people in charge of the child, and primarily, to prove everyone did their job magnificently and in no way contributed to the death of the abused and neglected child.

That fault lay somewhere else. The death, while tragic was no way because of the actions of the people at this table and could not have been prevented.

Reports are reviewed, checked and re-reviewed, by everyone at the table which will be led by... (more)

Tags: death, foster care, child abuse

Remember................

By Humble Opinion, published on May 27, 2012

...Coleman of the First Tennessee Infantry, was gathering information about Union soldiers who were moving towards Chattanooga. Captured by two Union soldiers disguised in Confederate uniforms, Davis was brought before Union General Dodge in Pulaski, Tennessee. Told he would be spared a spy's death if he would but give information about his regiment, Davis told Dodge, " If I had a thousand lives, I would give them all here before I would betray a friend or the confidence of my informer."

Subsequently hung as a traitor and a spy, enough time has passed in the course of American... (more)

Tags: politics, death, america, war, soldiers, heroes, memorial day, remembrance, sacrifice

The Burlap Man

By LVera, published on Apr 18, 2012

My body was made of Hessian,Burlap to many and cloth to few.I worried as the moths woke me,Carrying a piece of me in their mouths as food.I could hear them nibbling, biting, devouring me.I swung my arms, and they attached to them too.Every effort failed and contributed to my pain.This morning, as I looked in my broken mirror, I figured out a plan.My face was no longer the one I loved.It was battered, full of stuffing and full of hate.I wanted them to die, I wanted them to glow.So as they fluttered around my body, attached by their mouths,I lit a match.But their fluttering extinguished the tiny... (more)

Tags: poem, poetry, death, horror, man, story, face, eating, l. vera, short, body, burlap, moths

A Child Is Dead!

By Caballero_69, published on Apr 4, 2012

Breathes there a one with soul so dead

As never to oneself have said

No matter what excuses may be pled

A child is dead!

In a seemingly prosperous Florida town

A young black boy was wantonly gunned down

The police were summoned and quickly came

But the lad lay dead all the same.

Must we not all wonder why?

A happy, friendly child had to die.

He went to the store and was coming back

Then was slain for the crime of “walking while black.”

For too long this has been the case

People hating people based on... (more)

Tags: shooting, youth, race, death, violence, injustice, trayvon martin, suspicion

Firewall to a Farewell

By p.d.adams, published on Mar 29, 2012

It should have been an ongoing no go, a seafaring from afar, lasers adrift with one passive eye at the watch, the other barely containing her furions, the most furious of ions.

Her impersonal inferred, infrared photon network continues to shine a light on known knowledge in breathtaking breakthroughs. She grows a leaner, cleaner hunger for far places, the ones that remain as nameless bounty, uncharted beauty.

She is surprised by her laser, to a certain point, as she comes upon an image of memory.

Is it an invention? An old war field? An arrangement of a bout between …what?... (more)

Tags: environment, fiction, health, green, death, society, culture, adventure, event, science fiction, technology, mystery, diet, sci fi, drama, online, digital, revenge, anonymous, ecology, ultraviolet

Angels of Entanglement

By p.d.adams, published on Mar 20, 2012

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It's the starry eyes of distant lands she cares for.

She goes workmanlike, creating network feedback loops. She neutralizes global requests and, seemingly, grunts and growls--rushes for mini-routers, personalized pocket hotspots for in-the-box hero life or, outside-the-box warrior death.

With the ease of her photon quantums in her own counter-factual belief system, she finds evidence of little angels of entanglement. They are undefined, and then, her laser drifts and causes her to lose balance.

It's the smell of fruit, a sense of animals at play, and something... (more)

Tags: religion, environment, politics, health, green, angels, death, business, society, culture, women, adventure, motherhood, science fiction, technology, history, sci fi, android, quantum, ecology, biobot

Relics of The Accelerated Age

By p.d.adams, published on Mar 3, 2012

She goes into theJungle, finds a thick-walled containment structure with a hefty piece of metal inscribed Batter needs the right fluff to blow it out of the park.

She thinks. So, the rainforest fetes a new siren for winners staying in the hunt.

Once a holding ground for wily veterans and cagy upstarts, a unanimous nannie structure of choice when the old ionization blackouts came, turning an old storage site into a belly of an echo--the recant of a society that settles for only the crimes at hand with spent fuel robots.

A bygone path leads up, and in its perpetual sleepiness,... (more)

Tags: religion, health, green, love, death, society, culture, future, science fiction, history, lifestyle, sci fi, research, medical, metal, sustainability, cooperation, robot, gadgets, mortality, techno

Android Illusions of Adroit

By p.d.adams, published on Mar 2, 2012

I have come so far, she thinks, as the cloud frame fades from the monitor and she lingers at theWorkstation with her gentle thoughts--far from where work plays its last card to fight the sky, where mist is more dead than alive, where fate-defying psycho vibes remain at bay, undelivered.

She hasn't, by any measure of photon or quantum, come far at all, not by the standards of the [green robot advertising sustainability politics="grasp"] systems of the global.

Reviewing her most recent data, she glances the harsh horizon through theWorkhouse window and thinks. It's true, when it... (more)

Tags: religion, politics, green, love, death, entertainment, creativity, culture, future, technology, history, beauty, cloud, loss, drama, birth, android, digital, stories

The snow and I

By Cielo, published on Mar 1, 2012

...it shine and twinkle as if whispering some sorts of intermittent words; like a code that one most decipher, and it pulls you to it, and to the white bitterness outside.

We’re one—the snow and I. Both predestine to transpire and expire; attach to the core of earth and heaven; life and death. Dancing in the hands of the Spirit who scatters the snows and which mouth blows the winds; inexplicably made to his fancy—both the snow and I; from elements unknown in the mind of a baffling God.

To Him returns the seen and the unseen; the natural world and the unnatural... to Him... (more)

Tags: death, god, life, soul, snow, man

The Specter Of Love

By D. Sager, published on Feb 28, 2012

...check, love will stay pure. I must rise above it. Love, pure good and pure evil. It disguises itself, hiding among other feelings and manifesting in the strangest of ways. The vilest thoughts arise out of “love”. Beware of love uncontrolled, it will easily lead to destruction, agony, and death. Motives once pure, become tainted, then, suddenly, drastically, everything stops.

"Do you know what its like to lie in wait for someone? To settle yourself in the cold drizzle of winter, controlling the shivers, quiet, the gun by your side? Eyes strained to see movement in the... (more)

Tags: poem, death, anger, hate, kill, destruction, phone, jealousy, violate, beating, deranged, disguise, flames, hostage, motive, specter, text

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