Categorical ‘n’ Allegorical Fevers

Burning Issues ~ Quick Limerick

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Climate changed Earth’s temp, climbs sky-high direction
Folks’ temps soar, too; With SARS-CoV-2 infection
Up next, hot war seekin’ Putin
Hot head Trump’s ballot disputin’
Preludes Vlad’s land grab? Don’s next insurrection?

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Do NOT Ape Apis Mellifera!

Midterm Elections’ Deadly Variant!

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Defeat rightwing Killer Bees; the hardcore; hardly humble
Who swarm campaign trails; to stump speechify; stumble
Mummified, mucked up buzz words; they too oft mumble
Are just mumbo-jumbo; mostly, tossed word salad jumble
That sting rationality; with tasteless, stumblebum bumble

To ensure their hive thrives; they’ll even try for a fumble
Yet, prefer rabble rousing; goading each voter’s grumble
They live to see to fruition, Trump’s Jan 6th riot / rumble
To demolish Democracy; eyewitness our stateside tumble
Our Land of Milk and Honey; doomed to sour & crumble?

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Deliriums

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Foreseen by foresighted; flipped off by benighted
Behold the unsparing, scorching, ill winds of change
Gusts too sultry to be balmy; too balmy to be sober
Insufferable summer’s forever fever; flails fall; seasons all

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Conceives, too, the cruel crucible; the unnatural incubator
Spawning, spreading its swarming insectoid pestilence
And ongoing global, inveterate microbes’ death sentence
Deliriums that indispose, inhume humankind; unkindly

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All aided, abetted by intemperate, insurrectionist firebrands
Hotheaded, hotshot power sots; feverish praise junkies
These know it all, no-nothings are far from proficient
Capricious, petulant fools, call all the shots, as if omniscient

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Foreseen by foresighted; flipped off by benighted
Behold the unsparing, scorching, ill winds of change
Gusts too sultry to be balmy; too balmy to be sober
Insufferable summer’s forever fever; flails fall; seasons all

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Triple Tribulations ~ Haiku

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Planet neglected
Pandemic’s unprotected
Planned coup suspected

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We May Not Prevail Tomorrow

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So far, 738 un-Americans have been arrested re the January 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol. Correction, make that 749, seeing how Oath Keeper Stewart Rhodes and ten other bastards joined their rank ranks mere hours ago.

The accused have been, or soon will be, on trial to establish (or not?) their culpability in subverting Democracy; i.e., interfering with the Congressional certification of (then President Elect) Joe Biden’s Electoral College victory; and more to the point, their attempting to, instead, unconstitutionally install their narcissistic, fascistic, sore loser “hero”, one Donald J. Trump, for another four years; more likely, till death do us part (America’s death not his).

Needless to say, the accused have lawyered up, and while I do believe that everyone suspected of criminal activity should be provided due process, these shameful individuals now enjoying such protection is the epitome of shameless hypocrisy.

  • On one hand… they could not wait to (figuratively speaking) brazenly set ablaze the U.S. Constitution’s parchment.
  • On the other… they have now (again figuratively speaking) conveniently hauled out the fire extinguisher to save that hallowed document just to “save their own bacon.”

One would think that these insurrectionists would, at the very least, demand punishment; if for no other reason, to prove they’re the hate America badasses, who they claim to be.

I’d like to believe that nobody could ever, seriously, want to lay waste to America; that they’re capable of feeling remorse; might even be clumsily saying “I’m sorry”.

However, let’s keep it all real.

Such sorrow is more about their having been arrested; and more to the point, being abandoned by Trump, who talked the talk, yet didn’t join them (as he had promised), to walk the walk to the U.S. Capitol; who, during the subsequent final two weeks of his term, further screwed them over by not pardoning even one of them.

Not that I, or any other true American, would’ve ever wanted him to do so… just sayin’…

For the record, EVERYONE found guilty of that attempted January 6th coup d’état must be punished to the full extent of the law, and that EVERYONE must be inclusive of Donald J. Trump.

Show any of them mere slap-on-the-wrist leniency, today, and that will not only embolden them but also rabble rouse insurrectionist wannabes out there to try to take out America, again; maybe as early as tomorrow.

Needless to say…

We the People May Not Prevail Tomorrow

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ADDENDUM: My futile attempt to post daily / beat the arrival of 01/14/2022, has resulted in numerous post publishing revisions, corrections of typos etc. My apologies for this unprofessionalism.

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Vivisection (Via Verbiage Only)

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Via a valid and vivid vivisection
An Exposé of ExPrez imperfection
Rhyme or reason presents clear reflection
This well-versed in Poli-Sci, thumbnail inspection

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Ignoble ignorance lurks, aft, Trump’s complexion
Housed in his automatic, autocratic head section
His default setting, to the max, Fault Deflection
Plus alt setting: Psychological Projection

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“Doctor” Don’s anti-science predilection
Inculcates his cult’s injection rejection
Perpetuates Covid’s fatal infection
Shared Viceroy / Virus M.O.; folks’ subjection

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Trump sees not 2020, loss of election
Sore loser makes, not, he-got-less-votes connection
Hence, he sought Pence to abet his defection
Since Pence spurned, Trump plots next Insurrection

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A Multidimensional Multitude

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A couple of days ago, I composed and posted the following limerick:

Way2Go Joe!

True Blue Joe, read Turncoat Trump riot act
Re Trump’s revolt; rhetoric, free of fact
And reamed-out each freaky goon
Smoocher of Trump’s cheeky moon
Hellbent to freedom subvert and subtract

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While reviewing my work this a.m., the multitude of multidimensional intricacies suddenly dawned on me. To better quantify them, I typed them them out and, by task’s end, realized that my creative process might be of interest to others; hence this brief appraisal…

  • Line 1: “T” alliteration showcases the primary, political combatants; the “riot act” idiom further exposes Trump as the January 6th U.S. Capitol Riot inciter; “read” being a homophone of “red”, that hue cues / conjures up the Red State / Blue State schism, visions of Trump’s MAGA Movement motif (plus schlocky merchandise he traffics in) AND the British Red Coats who fought America’s Patriots during our Revolutionary War; how Trumpian Turncoats / traitors are latter day Red Coats / enemies of America.
  • Line 2: “R” alliteration; use of word “revolt”; its dual connotation of repugnance and insurrection. ‘
  • Lines 3 and 4: double rhyming “freaky goon” with “cheeky moon”; nether region’s euphemisms “reamed-out”, cheeky and moon reference Trump’s butt kisser sycophants.
  • Line 5: Hellbent sums up Donald’s intent; the downward direction he drove America; the concluding subvert / subtract wordplay; the prefix “sub” related to Trump subjecting average Americans to a lesser, substandard, inferior quality of life.
  • Lines 1 thru 5: each lead-off words’ Cap forms an acrostic / the word “TRASH”; that being the monosyllabic, euphemistic, G-Rated summation of what the headed for the exit signs, 01/20/2021 Trump had dumped onto President Joe Biden’s Oval Office desk.

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Way2Go Joe! ~ Quick Limerick/Acrostic

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True Blue Joe, read Turncoat Trump riot act
Re Trump’s revolt; rhetoric, free of fact
And reamed-out each freaky goon
Smoocher of Trump’s cheeky moon
Hellbent to freedom subvert and subtract

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“The Only Game In Town” ~ 1 Year Ago

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One year ago, on January 6th, the certifiable sore loser of America’s 2020 Presidential Elections, Donald J. Trump, in a last ditch effort to rebelliously overstay his welcome; to defiantly cling to the power the voters had ordered him to relinquish, made a public appearance.

After swaggering onto the world stage, he delivered his rabble rousing, subversive “Stop the Steal” speech (ironically, to steal the presidency from the duly elected Joe Biden).

Donald would use and abuse his bully pulpit to:

  • indulge his enfeebling, malignant narcissism; stroke his huge ego
  • regurgitate his Big Lie about widespread, voter fraud (unfounded)
  • thwart Congressional certification of Biden’s Electoral College win

Trump’s rally attendees were far more than mere faces in the crowd. And, oh, did they ever gobble up / pig out on his every word, syllable, dotted “i” and crossed “t”. Worse yet, it hadn’t taken much brain power to read between his lines.

In essence, Trump, the (in title only) President of The United States of America was ordering his assembled private army of insurrectionist wannabes to ATTACK the United States of America. And, they’d eagerly obey his “fight like hell” command; willfully transform his seditious-take-no-prisoners words into their seditious-take-no-prisoners deeds.

Seething with gargantuan Trumpian rage, they stormed the U.S. Capitol (some of them going the public defecation route); their mission:

To burn down a nearly two-and-one-half-century
old Democracy in 1 single Wednesday afternoon.

What follows is a copy / paste “reblog” of my in real time, January 6, 2021 reactions to the horrifying, disheartening TV images assaulting my eyeballs; my past post hitting the www scant moments prior to that orange, fascist freak having been cajoled (physically dragged?) away from his own TV; his mission:

To waddle before the TV camera, to begrudgingly deadpan his too little / too late / absolutely contrary to his actual desires, STAND DOWN orders to his fellow traitors to America.

That had to have been one helluva downer for Donald J. Trump; the anticlimax to an entire afternoon’s worth of his giddily cheering on / getting off on what he must’ve viewed to be “The Only Game In Town“.

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America’s Darkest Hour

For 4 years, the dark days have neared
Not unforeseen, YET, they were feared
Insurrection’s ghastly head has reared
Democracy’s FOES have now appeared
Freedom’s heart, they all have speared

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Fortune Cookie Blog: Oceans of Tears

What a crying shame it is, that there are never supply chain breakdowns;
no shortages when it comes down to the worldwide distribution of hatred;
the root of all evil; the relentless driving force behind bloody warfare, gun
violence, police brutality, terrorist attacks, insurrection, vile acts of torture,
enslavement, homophobia, fascism, racism, casteism, sexism and ageism.
Let’s make this New Year the moment we start drying our oceans of tears.

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