The Louisiana Social Pledge

We pledge our allegiance to Louisiana. We will embrace what makes us and our state unique. Louisiana will be recognized as a leader and innovator of the New South. Many great leaders of the future will come from this state. And we will show both the media and politicians that we are smarter than them. We will no longer have our resources exhausted and our people used and left behind. We will work hard and play hard. We will protect each other. We will support each other. We pledge that we will do whatever we can to get these things in motion right now. We will no longer wait for a path to be cleared for us. We will clear the path ourselves. And we ain’t giving up easily. We will socialize in the real world just as well as we do on the internet…in hopes to organize ourselves effectively.


Thursday, August 22, 2013

Black Widow (R.E.) (Louis Toliver Jr-Monroe, LA)




If I had been sober, I would have seen the Black Widow you were, jumped out of your web; instead, I got stuck to your Hell.

It was poetic chaos:

no structure
no rhyme
no reason

How could I explain myself to a psychopath, like you? You didn’t really give a fuck.

As I danced, silked to you, overdosing from your poison, feeling like your tainted prince,
you swallowed me up.

 I
got
sober,
but
I’m
left
with
arachnophobia.

2 comments:

  1. This was a very different piece. I love how the structure accentuated the words and overall message. I was actively engaged in reading this.

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  2. i thoroughly enjoyed this piece. i like the evolution i've witnessed in you in the past few months. your writing is getting more real. tangible. you're an excellent author and teacher. i can't wait to see what comes next.....

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