Monday, October 31, 2016

Happy Halloween!

The only ghost I ever saw
Was dressed in mechlin, –– so
He wore no sandal on his foot,
And stepped like flakes of snow.
His gait was soundless, like the bird,
But rapid, like the roe ––
His fashions quaint, mosaic,
Or, haply, mistletoe.

Hi conversation seldom,
His laughter like the breeze
That dies away in dimples
Among the pensive trees.
Our interview was transient, —
Of me, himself was shy ––
And God forbid I look behind
Since that appalling day!

~ Emily Dickinson (1830-1886)

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________ All Hallows Eve ________

Trick or treating, barren branches claw
On rooftops ‘gainst the biting Autumn air.
Jack O’Lantern flickers. Would he gnaw
An arm away ––, or set aflame the hair ––

Conspicuously real above the masks ––
Kindling Kindergartners at the door?
Only Satan’s own perform such tasks,
Leering, lisping, limping as to war.

Awake! All Hallows Eve lets loose the ghosts.
No one escapes the Grave for long. Be wise.
The Jack O’Lanterns flicker on the posts ––
Each one a sentry for the Lord of Flies.

Run home to mother lest the Evil One
Nabs you, while you think you’re having fun.


~ FreeThinke - The Sandpiper, Autumn, 1996

Happy Halloween!
from 
Glinda the Good Witch!
now

Follow 
the 
Yellow Brick Road!

16 comments:

  1. Nice poetry. And be on the lookout for Hellary's flying Monkeys.

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  2. Emily is appropriate for every season.

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  3. A Gift from an FT Fan

    There once was female named HILL-a-ree
    Who swallowed a nuclear PILL. Now see
    They found her VAGINA
    On the South Coast of CHINA
    And her TITS at the FOLLIES in GAY PAREE!

    ~ Traditional American Folk Humor, adapted by FT

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  4. Hillary's smug demeanor
    pricked by a flagrant wiener
    who was caught
    fingering his prick

    Is Hillary screwed
    by a weiner so lewd?
    Is Huma's weiner deflated?

    Is the real nightmare
    the sexting affair
    or Hillary's shameless corruption
    which gallops unabated?

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    1. By Jove, what a ghastly outing! Far below your editorial standards, Mr. FreeThinke.

      I must give the poet credit however, this election reminds me of the great brothel fire of '94... or was it 68?

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    2. AHEM!

      A shameful exhibition of arrant vulgarity, BUT at least you tried to enter into the spirit of the occasion, so we will give you an A-for-Effort, if not for Content.

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  5. Uncle Walty KrankenhausOctober 31, 2016 at 10:21 AM

    The Clinton-owned DC Establishment and their propagandists in the media are spinning like whirling dervishes.

    CNN reports...

    "The Clinton campaign also distributed a letter from nearly 100 former federal prosecutors and high-ranking Justice Department officials raising concerns about Comey's letter.

    They wrote that Comey's letter is "inconsistent with prevailing Department policy, and it breaks with longstanding practices followed by officials of both parties."

    Well, Hillary's improper storage and destruction of government records, and her "extremely careless" handling of our nation's secrets was also "inconsistent with prevailing Department policy, and it breaks with longstanding practices followed by officials of both parties."

    Lying turds, all.

    And that's the way it was!

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  6. It's over! It's over! The Hilderbeast has been defeated. Hello President Trump.
    I'd love to see the Old Hag SHAW'S face right now!

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    1. Aaron Aesop Fabliosso II said

      It's not over till it's over.

      Also, don't count your chickens before they've hatched.

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  7. White House spokesperson Josh Ernest said, "President Obama doesn't think Comey is trying to influence the election."

    Repeating his 2007/8 performance, Obama once again is throwing Hillary under the bus


    But why is Obama throwing Hillary to the wolves? Doesn't he realize she can come back to bite him and his plan to turn Libya, Syria and Iraq over to Jihad?

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  8. Trick or treat, smell my feet! Give me something good to eat!

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  9. Wife: Huma Abedin
    Husband: Anthony Weiner
    Wife’s Boss: Hillary Clinton

    The marriage of Huma Abedin and Congressman Anthony Weiner was supposed to be political gold for all the parties involved

    Born in Michigan and raised in Saudi Arabia until she was 18, Huma Abedin has been by Hillary Clinton’s side since Abedin’s stint as Clinton’s personal White House aide in 1996.

    In 2001, Abedin met Anthony Weiner at a Democratic National Convention meeting. Weiner was a fiery, up-and-coming politician at the time. At Hillary Clinton’s urging, the two went out on one date… but Abedin found Weiner obnoxious and walked out in the middle of the date.
    Fast forward several years.

    In 2008, Abedin, at the age of 32, relayed to Hillary Clinton that she wanted a child. As a single Muslim female with a scant history of dating men, it would have been scandalous for her to have a child out of wedlock. The Clintons leaped at the chance to advance their own political agenda, and urged her to pair up with Weiner.

    At the time, Weiner was a successful New York City Congressman, and appeared to be in a good position to eventually become Mayor of New York City. Weiner, seeing a chance to secure a permanently close personal and political relationship with the Clintons, agreed to the match.

    Abedin and Weiner married in 2010. Bill Clinton officiated. Hillary Clinton said: “I have one daughter. But if I had a second daughter, it would (be) Huma.”
    Awww. What a sweet and happy occasion!

    Unfortunately, that happiness was short-lived.
    Within the first year, Abedin became pregnant… but Weiner was already involved in his first of several rounds of sexting and nude photo scandals.

    The first major scandal involved a girl named Sydney Leathers.
    Weiner blamed the sexting on the fact that his wife would not have sex with him and slept in a separate bedroom. Weiner resigned from Congress.

    Abedin was humiliated and wanted a divorce, but the couple stayed together at the urging of the Clintons. Abedin had the baby a few months later.
    Over the next few years, Weiner continued to be plagued by more sexting and nude photo scandals. He eventually failed at his run for Mayor of NYC in 2013.
    In August 2016, Weiner was caught sexting an underage girl. Sexting? Disgusting, but not unheard of for a politician. He could come back from that and still have a career in politics. Pedophile behavior? Political suicide! You can’t come back from that.

    The Clintons told Abedin to file for divorce.
    As you now know, the FBI probe into Weiner’s criminal sexual activity recently unearthed 650,000 emails on a laptop that was used by both Weiner and Abedin. Some of those belong to Abedin, although the number (believed to be over 10,000) and content are unknown. Abedin claims she does not know how the emails ended up on the laptop.

    For now, Abedin is off the campaign trail and Clinton is keeping her distance from Abedin.

    Although Bill Clinton has said that Hillary has had sexual relationships with women – and there has been much speculation over Hillary’s close relationship with Abedin – we do not know if Huma Abedin and Hillary Clinton are romantically involved. However, we are confident in reporting that Abedin’s marriage to Weiner was a calculated political move on everyone’s part… and that it backfired miserably.

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    1. Well, yes, OF COURSE, most of that has been fairly obvious all along, but is it really necessary to review all that unsavory personal stuff? I can't see how it helps either to promote the Conservative-Libertarian cause or the candidacy of our Unlikely Hero, DONALD TRUMP.

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  10. Most comments that came in steadfastly avoided the topic of this special Halloween post, and that is why so few remarks have been allowed to appear.

    Please try to remember our rule: Comments MUST address the TOPIC of the post, and show some awareness and appreciation of what it tries to say.

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