Category Archives: violence

The Apple…A Story poem

Eve held the apple gently against his shoulder and looked away he wasn’t sure if it was poisonous but he had eaten everything he found growing around him and nothing had harmed hm so far he was tired of being … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry, Story Poems, violence | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Chicago and trump…

trump wants war and he’s coming to BLUE state Chicago to start one. He has hated Chicago since our last mayor wouldn’t let him take undocumented workers, and let their kids die on cement slabs and destroy families.  Chicago is … Continue reading

Posted in Politics, violence | Tagged , , , , | 8 Comments


each year around thirteen boxers die in the ring more are seriously injured it seems strange that some people spend their lives hitting and beating up other people breaking noses splitting  lips and eyes causing pain hitting each other until … Continue reading

Posted in violence | Tagged , , | 11 Comments

A sunny day…a poem about death

and when death comes in might be on a sunny afternoon when everything seems fine until suddenly you can’t breath because your hands are zipped behind your back and there’s a knee pressing against your throat and then on that … Continue reading

Posted in Death, Poetry, Politics/Herstory, violence | Tagged , , | 4 Comments

An organization, Life after Hate, that can help people disengage from far right wing violent groups…

Posted in Politics/Herstory, violence | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Due to the lockdown, not only is violence against women/battering rising, so is child abuse.

Image | Posted on by | Tagged | 6 Comments

Here’s another link…for gun violence in Chicago

Posted in Chicago, PBS, violence | Tagged , | 2 Comments

A couple of new PBS shows on gun violence in Chicago… This is unacceptable.  It has always been unacceptable.  I’ve lived in Chicago my entire life and I’ve never had to live the way the people in these stories live, because I’m white and live in a different neighborhood.  … Continue reading

Posted in Chicago, violence | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Domestic violence rises worldwide…

Photo:  Pixabay

Posted in violence | Tagged | 17 Comments

Melanie reminds us that April is Child Abuse prevention month, as well as Sexual Assault prevention month because hey, you know women and children are prey for men to hunt and hurt, so we get a whole month to remind everyone that it never ends. This is Melanie’s book about one girl who lived.

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , | 2 Comments