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The Beautiful People

For the Haven’s advancement, the Elite may extend a courteous backhand, or a fist wrapped with opinion that some may mistake for abuse. Dante’s girl fell from her steeple head first into a cauldron of pride, now her feeble corpse twitches trying to vomit the blackest pitch grey. Stains her soldier’s dress blues duty has him answer the bench’s call. Gaveled verdicts now deleted, appeals one site’s ambitions. Often found in a library, their little boy plays with his toy box full of straw men and overused emoticons. Each breath billows the forge, black smoke void of The Father, they beat a gift’s beauty into a weapon, the cutting edge of the Deceiver’s con.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2020




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Date: 6/19/2020 6:45:00 AM
May truth be told! Great write, Rob. Hope all is well. Charlie
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rob carmack
Date: 7/8/2020 8:39:00 PM
TY Charles.
Date: 5/1/2020 12:12:00 AM
Like the poetry Rob, and the message. Please Stay Safe..Harry
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rob carmack
Date: 5/2/2020 5:39:00 PM
Thank You Harry. You stay safe too.
Date: 4/23/2020 7:04:00 PM
I know you write in a way often too obscure for me but knowing our history with the "beautiful people", I think I actually "get" at least 60% of this. Hurrah for me. Great writing, my friend.
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rob carmack
Date: 4/24/2020 5:09:00 PM
TY and God Bless you Andrea.
Date: 3/23/2020 8:52:00 PM
Very good
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rob carmack
Date: 4/27/2020 10:47:00 AM
Thank You Francis.
Date: 3/17/2020 9:34:00 AM
This is a good one. I am glad to learn that a 'corpse' can twitch.
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rob carmack
Date: 3/17/2020 10:50:00 AM
A corpse can do many things. Check this out: https://listverse.com/2018/11/26/10-creepy-things-bodies-can-do-after-death/
Date: 3/12/2020 10:15:00 AM
Not wanting to get involved, I removed my comments below. However, I stand for the truth. I stand behind what I stated below about Mark. I don't trust him. Even more so now, after what he did to me yesterday here. (Many saw) Thank you for your support. I am saving this comment and will delete any negative below it. "The Beautiful People" Are those that stand up for the Truth. No matter the consequences. ~ Brandy
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Brandy Nicole
Date: 3/12/2020 1:14:00 PM
Thank you! ~ Brandy
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rob carmack
Date: 3/12/2020 12:31:00 PM
I understand. Good luck to you.
Date: 3/3/2020 9:16:00 AM
Great poem my friend. I wished that I had seen and read it before posting my new blog mere moments ago.(As it addresses much of this too)... Truth is indeed a very bitter pill to have to swallow for some! Fav'ing this exceptional poem my friend! And -- Bravo!!!
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Robert Lindley
Date: 3/3/2020 8:47:00 PM
Rob, sometimes when truth hits hard, the one exposed has to take time to try to spin a way to counter it. Usually clever lying or the old ploy of misdirection is employed. Some people are pure geniuses at such spinning methods, imho..
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rob carmack
Date: 3/3/2020 7:28:00 PM
TY Robert. A bitter pill indeed. I was surprised he left a couple of comments below, even more surprised they have not been deleted.
Date: 3/1/2020 11:04:00 PM
Brandy - Mark did not accuse of plagiarism. He just said 'similar'. You and company need to be careful. You are stating that Mark is guilty of accusing someone of plagiarizing without evidence, which is grounds for libel. Worse yet, you and company are posting this online, on a public domain, which means every letter is admissible. You may have ran a website, but courts of law work very differently.
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Robert Lindley
Date: 3/3/2020 9:25:00 AM
Rob, fear is a very powerful weapon, some people use it immediately when confronted by reality, truth and that which they do not want exposed, right? Your poem contains too much truth- such always hits hard those that so dearly despise truth.
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rob carmack
Date: 3/2/2020 9:56:00 PM
I understand if you can't stay away, fighting is in our nature. I know we are to turn the other cheek, and I often do, when I am reloading! :) Sorry, I could not resist. I know what you are saying and I know your cause is noble.
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rob carmack
Date: 3/1/2020 11:31:00 PM
Brandy, you did not have to delete your post, no one is going to court, besides, it has already been captured and filed in my database. Tommy is just trying to scare Mark and I was just pointing out a technical.
Date: 2/29/2020 7:41:00 AM
Great poem! Nicely done my friend. FYI I read Tommy’s new piece, it’s very similar to a song I found on the internet. It even has the exact same title. It was done by Nichole in 1987. Not very original on his part
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rob carmack
Date: 3/1/2020 9:44:00 PM
Mark, finally, I get to see what I have been told about him for years.
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Mark Koplin
Date: 3/1/2020 7:13:00 PM
Mr. Son of Spock, I'm not sure what you are talking about? Are you referring to my post?
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rob carmack
Date: 2/29/2020 1:08:00 PM
Mark, I am not surprised. Goes along with the hating, anything to make themselves feel better. They still serve a purpose though, they are the contrast medium that shows us the true core of others, by how the others react. TY for reading and commenting.
Date: 2/28/2020 7:03:00 PM
I can only applaud you for your efforts Rob, unfortunately admin do not see the behavior to be anything less then exemplary and of course a poem and blog promoting peace will pull the wool over those who have only been here for 5 minutes but rest assured I am here to stay I only wish my friends were sticking around but they are gone and soup is sour in so many ways:-) hugs jan x
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rob carmack
Date: 3/2/2020 9:29:00 PM
Teppo - I guess not enough peeps are leaving. I think admin took disciplinary actions in the past, especially with the older of the two aggressors. Maybe admin grew weary of policing or there is another unknown variable at play?
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rob carmack
Date: 2/29/2020 7:39:00 AM
TY Jan. This most recent episode highlighted something I did not previously consider. As Lin stated, it's not the haters, but the environment that was the driver in her exit. I never understood someone leaving due to haters, but it may be the reactions or lack thereof that drive them out. It's not the haters that negate the Haven, but those that allow them to stay and those that deny the kind folk support that kill the Haven.
Date: 2/23/2020 10:29:00 PM
I admire your creative and powerful poetic expression, Rob. Your feisty words put your feelings into perspective, and rightfully so. Great final two lines. Warmest wishes.. ~Susan
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rob carmack
Date: 2/24/2020 9:40:00 AM
Thank you and God Bless you Susan.
Date: 2/22/2020 10:56:00 AM
Famous quote,"When people hurt you over and over, think of them like sandpaper. They may scratch and hurt you a bit but in the end you wind up polished and they end up useless." Really a super write, Rob. Love the reference to Dante:)
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rob carmack
Date: 2/22/2020 2:24:00 PM
I wish they would attack me directly more, instead of the kind folk. I like your quote though, never seen or heard that one before. Thanks for reading and commenting. I recall some blogs not too long ago - one from Pashang and one your did in response to that one - you remain in my prayers. God Bless You Daniel.