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Swift Justice

suspect hiding out incognito in ol’ Tijuana town nabbed lucky border guard recognized him in Juarez, Mexico Sunday captured at gunpoint handcuffed and jailed extradited Monday then freed
Written July 17, 2022

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Date: 7/18/2022 3:07:00 PM
Strange world we live in Milton, nothing surprises me any more. Tom
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L MILTON HANKINS
Date: 7/18/2022 3:10:00 PM
You've got that right, Tom. Me, too.
Date: 7/18/2022 12:12:00 PM
haven't seen this form before but really like this one
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L MILTON HANKINS
Date: 7/18/2022 12:44:00 PM
Thank you, Jack. It is always rewarding to me to try out different poetry forms. I found this one interesting, too.
Date: 7/18/2022 9:57:00 AM
What was the point of the arrest? Nuts!
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L MILTON HANKINS
Date: 7/18/2022 11:34:00 AM
Good point. I hear this is happening rather frequently on the southern border. I don't know.
Date: 7/17/2022 10:09:00 PM
This is insanity at its worst.
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L MILTON HANKINS
Date: 7/18/2022 8:44:00 AM
It is, and I'm afraid it's all too common. I don't know for sure, but I hear about things like this happening.
Date: 7/17/2022 8:54:00 PM
All that effort involved then they turn around and free the man. The recidivism rate for repeat offenders is about 76 percent depending on the type of crime. That is the overall rating on average for all crimes. Sad Milton that we have not corrected this situation. I like how you wrote this and made an excellent point.
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L MILTON HANKINS
Date: 7/17/2022 8:58:00 PM
You got it, Michael. I was trying to make a point as painlessly as possible. Thanks for your affirmative comment.
Date: 7/17/2022 8:20:00 PM
Hey I like the use of the form to tell a story. Interesting. Cinkqu got a tall tale in you, lol?
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L MILTON HANKINS
Date: 7/17/2022 8:59:00 PM
Oh no, Jeff. Please? It took me about an hour to come up with this one. A tall tale would require a week or maybe more and I'm not up to it!
Date: 7/17/2022 7:52:00 PM
the last line, then freed... that is the problem. They are just going through the motions. Evil is passing the borders in the light of plain day. Good men watch. Powerful write. Ann
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Date: 7/17/2022 9:00:00 PM
Thank you, Ann. I'm not up on the news, especially on what's up on the southern border. This subject just worked for me, especially after I wrote the first one. The ending was a surprise to me, but seemed to fit naturally. Although, I think the cinqu is supposed to have a twist or a conclusion.