Outrage is legitimate but has reached ‘silencing’ proportions! What is left?
This expression is a cry from shared impotence and needs sharing.
touchdrawing by deborah koff-chapin
When I posted ‘spin – part 1 ,’ I had a long series in mind. In the days (weeks now) since, I have instead experienced a painful staunching of the throat. So filled with outrage at the sticky threads of injustice and untruth in the current political sphere (I cannot bring myself to say ‘discourse,’ though I long for it), my words have literally stuck in my throat. My hands are of no use. Everywhere I turn, I feel cliche. “Nice guys finish last.” “The squeaky wheel gets the grease.” “What you don’t know, you make up.”
And I’m left holding so much inside that I cannot possibly express it all. Not in a lifetime. More to the point, I want so very desperately to DO something about all the silencing. For me, that’s what it comes down to.
One man’s spin is another’s silencing.
Images flood through…
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2 thoughts on “spin – part 2”
It does seem futile to argue against insanity. And yet it must be done.
Indeed it must! Individually and collectively!
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