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Joy and the Striving

Joy and the Striving

Nov 25, 2013

 Joy and the striving  Lord, I aim for joy I root for its essence, Its expression, I fall short; I fail you. My words are frail And besotted with fear For the good and bad, And everybody knows That’s crazy. But desire is here, And madness, a touch. Still, my cup doesn’t just Runneth over, It refills itself, again and again. And yet, What do you get...

A Man Chooses Death in Belgium

A Man Chooses Death in Belgium

Oct 23, 2013

A man chooses death in Belgium * Something went wrong with the surgeries, the article said “Botched,” I believe is the word that was used Born a woman, the man transforming felt like a monster His former breasts ragged remnants, and his manhood A thing of reprehensible sight. He decided the agony had no right to claim him; He chose euthanasia. His...