In 1776 when Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence, the sexual license of slavery was more than 100 years in existence. We all understand that this is the document which declared Freedom in America. What isn’t understood is sexual nature of it. But if we look at it in the sexual context we find that … Continue reading The Jefferson Effect “We Hold These Truths To Be Self Evident”
Thomas Jefferson drafted the Declaration of Independence in 1776. His relationship with Sally Hemings would not begin for another 8 years. The title quote, first uttered long after T.J.’s death, appears in several US and English papers as well as books from the 19th century. It suggests that T.J. was having sex with slaves long … Continue reading The Jefferson Effect “Who dreamt of freedom in a slave’s embrace.”
I want to dare to dream. Without fear. Without reservation. Without the ever present seeds of doubt. Without the ever present belief in my failure to achieve something not yet begun. I want to dare to dream With power. With surety. With freedom And purity. I want to dare to dream. With knowledge And … Continue reading Dreaming on a Dare
You can’t handle the truth! Son, we live in a world that has walls, and those walls have to be guarded by men with guns…. You have the luxury of not knowing what I know, that Santiago’s death, while tragic, probably saved lives. And my existence, while grotesque and incomprehensible to you, saves lives. You … Continue reading Missed Understood
Sexually aroused. It’s a bodily feeling. Most take it for granted. It’s natural, even if taboo. But among the symptoms of some mental “disorders” is promiscuity, especially among women (promiscuity among men is mostly celebrated and not seen, generally, as a problem, but I digress). As a bodily feeling, sexual arousal is an indication that … Continue reading Sex. The undisorder.
And when the broken hearted people living in the world agree, There will be an answer; Let it be. For though they may be parted, There is still a chance that they will see. There will be an answer; Let it Be. Obviously from the Beatles’ Let It Be. The song was dedicated to the people … Continue reading The Uncomfortable Call…
I gotta forgive the person who's "not responsible" for my pain. I'm beginning to understand (reluctantly) that some people who hurt us are the same people who don't take responsibility for their own actions. It's always someone else's fault. "I wouldn't have done that if you didn't do this;" or "you brought this on yourself." … Continue reading You Brought This On Yourself.
At the back of the flash Hell lies within At the back of the flash The bell tolls. Who wins? Flashing to the back Flashing presently back Hopeless Helpless At the back of the flash. Body under attack. Mind swoons Thoughts boom Fear looms Large. But the gloom Of the dark Of the flash of … Continue reading At the Back of the Flash
What a profoundly disturbing statement to victims and survivors of abuse. It is a sad revelation to understand that the damage done to us rendered us silent and that same silence became the death of us. We began to die the moment the abuse started. We died some more with the threats against telling. We … Continue reading
There is found today An unhinged and open Madness. Celebrated by the masses As the epitome of achievement The American “dream” Sleeping. Stealing upon the classes Made by the unhinged Madness. Achievement in its glory Savoring the base and the gory The classless in their madness Seeking golds of gladness Happiness never found For … Continue reading Unhinged Madness