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TRUMP SCOTUS NOMINEE Amy Coney Barrett Trump did not consider any other candidate but her, though he said he was considering 5 Trump has made clear this week that he wanted to rush his nominee through Senate by Election Day Mitch McConnell has enough votes to push through Barrett’s nomination. Democrats have few options for slowing the nomination. Trump never interviewed anyone else for the job Barrett is a devout…

Treason

Treason

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Divide and conquer Deceive and deflect  Scream vitriol with bulging veins  In your head and neck Bully all within purview  Avoid a look at criminal you 2016 Got lucky didn’t you Played your dirty games political Underhanded  Cheating candidacy, betrayal of lies Constitution just clouds your eyes You won a hollow victory  Deluded yourself with claims of crowds, so-called supporters  The bottom feeders The assault gun hoarders You brought your…

Trigger

Trigger

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Trigger warning Sick of sitting at the shitty, dirty table in the corner of the bar drinking flat soda with my sisters watching my mother laugh and booze it up oblivious to her children, I’d had enough. I’d often had enough. Me and my temper and my mouth. My attitude. My arrogance. My righteousness. No bitch. Not on my time. Not with my sisters. I’m leaving. I told my sisters…

Safe

Safe

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Just when I felt safe

Stealth

Stealth

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Rosemary stuffed 3 cookies into her mouth, chewed and gulped. She really didn’t taste anything. It was more important to hide the package of remaining cookies from Mother. It was and is not easy being a teenage girl; it is definitely not easy being a teenage girl in an Irish Catholic rigid home when you are the only girl with 3 brothers. It is even less easy when your father…

Steady

Steady

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I’m reaching  Reaching up Reaching out Now I’m finished reaching  If it hasn’t come I accept  But I’m not reaching anymore  I’m staying  And steady Tired of endless reaching  I knew I had hit the apex Greedy  I desired more  Of the same But it was gone And I was someone else Not reaching  Living 

Betrayal

Betrayal

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Betrayal I heard my name The name she said yesterday with affection The name she said followed by thank you and I love you The name my friend of so many years called me She called my name And I came I came to her aid Every time she called She is dying now She is counting days I am by her side I help her I help her meet…

The Last Insult

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Bardot

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Mother’s Wish

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