1.07.2020

Conflagration


We’ll require
more helicopters 
to enforce compliance
with the national curfew
and ensure that nothing
gets out of hand
during our regular
celebratory bookburnings


Weekly challenge at Earthweal: FIRE

9 comments:

  1. Good one. This reminds me of this morning's horror: camels to be shot by helicopter because they drink too much water. You cant make this stuff up. But corporations pillaging water sources is just peachy. I may go out of my mind soon at this rate.

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  2. A "celebratory bookburning" sounds a lot like "controlled burn" a phrase increasingly xymoronic these days ... The easier option dealing with the sprawl of the dreadful is to poke out one's eyes, or burn all the books.

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  3. Wonderfully expressed. What a world we live in !

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  4. More helicopters, more bullets, more blood in the sand, and more ash to fall of everything worth keeping, til we are left with charred bones. I look forward to the rich trying to eat all their money. Fine, crisp writing, marian, that is bright as a campfire in the snow.

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  5. Joy, your comment gave me the first smile of the day, given the morning news. I would LOVE to see that, starting wih trump. Did you see they plan to run his son or daughter for office in 2024?

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  6. Anything we can do not having to read the books explaining the cause of the fire...

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  7. Marian,
    Great job with a slightly different slant on FIRE. (Yeah...I'd love to see the rich start eating their money)

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  8. Marion, your words hurt me, so much, as I think of the actions that the Trump administration and its state allies have done to our ability to think freely and express our true selves.

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