We are taught to think of the devil as a fallen angel. Most of us think of the devil as this mythical being of evil, with a scary face, horns and a tail. That’s false.
While the photo was noticeably low quality, I was able to recognize it instantly. It was the outside of my house.
And, I will never forget how many times my Dad, my Daddy said to me, “I’d be better off to you and your Mom dead,” and I would push back my tears.
I saw police officers and protestors, just across the street from him. They all wore uniforms. Some bore badges, while the others brandished coffee. They were loud but calm in the cold.
You know you’re interested.
“And so, it finally happens. Amidst public pressure by the fans and sports media even, Chip Kelly caves in and rolls the dice with Kaepernick.”
Somewhere along the line, actually years before, her conscious mind seemed to lose the ability to decipher between the truth and lies. Why, she was one of the charter founders of the Fact Free Universe, the Lieocracy we marinate in today. It had made her rich and cable news famous. Yet she was haunted by it when she tried to re-inhabit the body of the good
You have fallen and you have risen time and time again; you are the living, breathing fragments of your triumphs and your tragedies, stitched together through hurt and hope, and you still shine. You still shine.
So I guess if they run into the night, I can smack their ass on the way out, and find a man who likes to be chosen — who likes to be pursued right back.
Writing is hard. There, I said it.