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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

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A Death Called Dove

By D. Sager, published on Mar 3, 2014

Found then a little dove cowering in the birth of new

A blade came near and scant to miss

only a hairs breath relinquishing bliss

Flying before her time with wind both a friend and foe

Thinking to see, her wings grow tired

Blind fear rushes in ne'er more inspired

A shy grasp at what becomes a mysterious fateful lore Trying but giving away the hidden life

Reduced to nothing and shut in by strife

Again the hungry clock stood its watch o'er gentle dove Only to alight were she would ne'er to fly

Wings fail to carry her to comforting sky

Talented... (more)

Tags: poem, fear, violent, silence, angry, foe, memory, wings, blade, dove, meredith taylor, quills, dmw

A Hiding Place

By D. Sager, published on Feb 24, 2012

...it!” - Corrie ten Boom, The Hiding Place

Safety. A relative term, as I can feel safe in places others can't. The reverse is true as well, there are common things that cause me to feel threatened. This feeling of safety is one of the casualties of being a victim of a violent crime, especially a sexual crime. Safety isn't a feeling however. Feeling safe and being safe can be entirely different things. I have fear, the antithesis of safety, that chases me out of every warm and protected environment. Being so chased, I run away from protection. That is why I choose... (more)

Tags: sex, conspiracy, essay, feelings, crime, terror, violent, safety, protected, comfort, discipline, laugh, fight, threat, feeling, derision, shelter

All In - Reasons why I bet it all

By D. Sager, published on Feb 9, 2012

...lovers I see the hope in her intelligence, which she hid because she was told to be seen and not heard I see the potential in her crazy wild rebellion, it chases the common fools away I see the wonder in mischievous eyes, her wildness never tamed I see the strength born from the violent men she has endured and survived I see the determination to never give up, though the world laughs at her struggle I see the passion that only a woman of character and spiritual vitality can bring I see the scars that others gave her, trying to mar the beauty she wouldn't give I see... (more)

Tags: violent, passion, rebellion, chips, survive, eyes, warrior, wildness, crazy, dice, lash, scares

Football vs. um..Football

By TheGuysPerspective, published on Nov 24, 2009

...and old high school buds who are still die hard townies. All of these things bring us closer together. It’s even a day that the hometown team erases the worst of political rivals. At least for three hours!!! Finally, don’t forget the biggest attraction.

The game is fast and it’s violent. Oh c’mon, it’s true. It’s wired in us. Predator vs. Prey. The hunt. Spears, knives. You name it, it’s in our blood. And we love blood! So why does the rest of the world not give a crap? Let’s examine this issue. Baseball is played in almost any country where there’s dirt.... (more)

Tags: soccer, football, america, guys, sports, violent

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