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disdainfulbeauty · 2d ago

The Byronic Crown

#1: Yes Intended Audience   She’s always ready for guerrilla tactics, pen in hand, marching—one foot in front of the other to leave a single path masked by the bits of carpet she tied around...
disdainfulbeauty · 1W ago

Actuated by Officiousness

he realized, even in his panic he had not wanted to smudge the creamy paper by shutting the book while the ink was wet. 1984-Orwell   It makes no difference how to resist. Winston   Smith kn...
disdainfulbeauty · 2W ago

There Is No Mandela Here

My tired, nearly blind eyes have seen too much.  I’ve seen   processions of corpses. Lists of dead friends I started keeping at age thirteen   have scrolled out taped together as far as subu...
disdainfulbeauty · 1M ago

Drinking the Tea

Decades of taxing my body matters not to the tax   on wages, tax on property, tax on welfare, tax on health, tax   on labor, even a death tax.  It’s all taxing to the quality of all existenc...
disdainfulbeauty · 1M ago

He Said: “She’s a Doll”

Originally posted on disdainfulbeauty: A motionless doll prone on the floor, I am wet ? with weeping.  Being indignant for being treated by the world ? with indifference, I will be pulled up...
disdainfulbeauty · 1M ago

Entropy Elegy

Originally posted on disdainfulbeauty: To the sum of a battle cry can you help?  In the different selves ? outside of oneself a sickness has taken hold.  The sad melody of malady ? gripping ...
disdainfulbeauty · 1M ago

Too Invisible to See Tyranny

Slavery takes its form in a chain of infinite numbers now.  The master-slave relationship   plays out in economics, as it always has, so we’re blind to our chains and work our   asses off fo...
disdainfulbeauty · 2M ago

American Refugee as of 12:37am 1/21/17

I just couldn’t look.  I couldn’t watch someone repulsive to every fiber of me, even the sound of his voice   makes me cringe and my lip quiver.  The rest of me is frozen with paralysis, whi...
disdainfulbeauty · 2M ago

What Most People Don’t Read

To be a living footnote in other’s lives is to feel loneliness beyond description.  You’re there   as an annotation to the goings on around you, but like most fine print   it’s often skipped...
disdainfulbeauty · 3M ago

By Men, Truth Is…

Always, it has been odd to see the world with open   eyes.  Terror is omnipotent.  With tremoring   waves of an unnamed emotion I know of.  It’s a knowing we are liars   in one form or anoth...