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"The Strange Case of F.T."
They say the dead don’t talk the stories I have calculated to deliver a saving grace confessional shared amongst my equal peers, or so I deem you somewhat sometimes seem, less than me, you ardent followers scholars, world leaders, all manner of dignitaries and my most devoted, the high brow pious popes and all manner of pusillanimous priests ... let us not forget, the least - my fellow tongue-clicking friends of the clique those writers of great tomes and happy endings I write of deeper things beneath the skin, which is, just like the way they like to say, a fashionable disgrace, too sensitive "paper thin", I exert from left to right then right to left when I sculpt the rite I write, stories are never neatly executed, but that is the beauty in delivery of my art, mastered with passion, plucking piquant flowers nectariferous, a taste of the taking of life to interlude, claret coloured burgundy spilt in the fire, complicated yet never a work complete, poppies bruised and sweetened, evermore Poe-like I hunger, yet still hunger for more, about love, life and fate - never death, fame always arrives in the wake, posthumously late; Looking into the puddles I stepped over, their brief reflections calling into the labyrinthine shining black opal jewels of mine, I witnessed their crimson flush, I scried reflections of my good self in many darkened mirrors, wicked cracked and rippling red I read the signs, made beauty from the dread; but the one I know the best, my most superlative work, is truly exquisite, refined and abstract, visceral all at once you could even say stops you dead in your tracks hypnotized and Picasso fascinated putting all the pieces back together in the backstory, relaying the re-telling, sweet jesus, joseph and mary, a handsome exercise of sleuthing if ever I gave you one - how should I write this gently gentile into the story, yes, this fits - handed to you on a silver paten like bread consecrated as a sacrament for the Eucharist, really and best ascribed to the only other one with me, we are as one all at once, in the watching, uniquely satisfying one might say - The See, pontifically alter bound and spiritually crippling; I wear many hats but on nights covered in shadow’s shady cape and a big hat such as this, while you sit in the dark reading my cryptic coded thoughts profound - the job’s not finished yet - I am ignored, yet in front of you never found just as this I haunt like Goethe, a man of many talents such as I, seeps like blood behind your gray matter and R.E.M. religious or non-religious eyes quietly possessing your mind, you don’t know who I really am, I cut a fine figure if I do say so myself - softly spoken I'm truly intent reverent in my irreverence chasing the skirts of witches mothers of baby witches ho ho ho ho saved their souls I did I wrote on her eyelids fluttering like the fragile wings of two blue morphing butterflies puzzling at their cocoon release wanting to be free, so I saved them and I set them free, sent them on their merry way to Eternity, in blood I penned two crucifixions on her lids my inscription, still steaming instead of pennies her clouding lightening eyes turning they were, back inside, whites into slim ridges closing and cavernous, last remnants of She, thoughts of a time back to her childhood uneasy to escape happily in this her final dreaming, I looked right through her as if the lines I wrote were messages to be remembered as truly divine while God watched on through mine ho ho ho ho so be it let the others know I am a man of many talents just like Goethe I am first and foremost serially addicted just like you you feel it every time you write the margins of error into your notes, you know it pure, yet without innocence I am a man of many talents jack-of-all-trades I am that I am a man of many talents just like Goethe ho ho ho ho I am that creature I am most devoted to you I am your most beloved Poet I am I am (LadyLabyrinth / 2021)
“Dear Darkness” / PJ Harvey https://youtu.be/hAs9B34lleA "The Devil" / PJ Harvey https://youtu.be/09019xe0TiQ
"Swiftly he followed her, Ha! Ha! Eagerly followed her, Ho! Ho! From the rank, the greasy soil, Red bubbles oozed and stood; Till it grew a putrid slime, And where'er his horse has trod, The ground plash, plashes, With a wet too like to blood; And chill terrors like a fungus grow. Two witch-babies, ho! ho! ho!"
(excerpt, “The Nightmare of the Witch Babies”, Francis Thompson)
“I fled Him down the nights and down the days; I fled Him down the arches of the years; I fled Him down the labyrinthine ways of my own mind; and in the mist of tears I hid from Him, under running laughter. Up vistaed hopes I sped…”
(excerpt, “The Hound of Heaven”, Francis Thompson)
"If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be."
Goethe
"You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him."
Goethe
"We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe."
Goethe
(1) Francis Thompson, Poet (Youtube) https://youtu.be/Ar9oG_Wu7y0 Casebook: Criminology of a Poet Suspects: Francis Thompson (by Richard Patterson) https://www.casebook.org/suspects/ft.html Crime Traveller https://www.crimetraveller.org/2016/02/jack-the-ripper-identity-francis-thompson/

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Date: 4/30/2021 4:14:00 PM
There is nothing paper thin on this page! Picasso and Poe are so proud of the way you write in a cryptic symbols, much like a serial killer does in trying to set free those who can not be free. Your mind whirls and wips the reader into a frenzy you created so that we may all become the poet and know that I am. I am. A definite favorite!
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Date: 4/30/2021 4:32:00 PM
It's a flaming can of worms. Interesting when you delve into the competing suspects. But I think Thompson has everything going for him to connect to Jack. But what if....it's a game of "finders killers" ...
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Date: 4/30/2021 4:29:00 PM
https://www.jack-the-ripper.org/charles-cross.htm
Date: 4/30/2021 3:21:00 PM
You said it all without saying anything at all...be puzzling as it may be they all reveal themselves in one way or another seeking notoriety
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Date: 4/30/2021 3:53:00 PM
I can say what I damn well please. :) It is the analytical thinking process not the romance that will determine connection.;)
Date: 4/30/2021 3:15:00 PM
"Whatever has a mystery thrown around it causes the truth to appear more grand and unusual." Quote, Francis Thompson.
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Date: 4/30/2021 2:15:00 PM
Suspects: https://www.casebook.org/suspects/
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Date: 4/30/2021 2:16:00 PM
Victims: https://www.casebook.org/victims/
Date: 4/30/2021 2:08:00 PM
"Finis Coronat Opus", commencing P. 138 to P. 161, of the pdf link below.
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Date: 4/30/2021 2:08:00 PM
http://bibliotecaparticular.casafernandopessoa.pt/8-544_3/2/8-544_3_master/8-544-3/8-544-3_master/8-544-3_PDF/8-544-3_0001_1-201_t24-C-R0150.pdf
Date: 4/30/2021 1:57:00 PM
Thank you for correcting me, this puddle I stepped in was of my own doing, I will now fade away until I've regained some clarity of thought, Dear Poet
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Date: 4/30/2021 2:07:00 PM
must have been the ju-ju juice. I am fascinated by the whole unravelling. The other suspect I am looking into is Walter Sickert. I have just come across a book of Francis Thompson's narratives - the one titled, "Finis Coronat Opus", commencing Page 138 in the pdf link above....beautifully written, but with the mindset of a criminologist and taking into account the Mary Kelly murder, it is hard not to conclude that perhaps the "Poet" could be.....that I am I am. But without hard evidence, such as dna matching, tools used, or a clearly written confession that states "I am...that I am", the mystery remains unsolved. All good Parker. x
Date: 4/30/2021 1:47:00 PM
The Poet.
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Date: 4/30/2021 1:47:00 PM
http://www.patestos.com/francis-thompson.html
Date: 4/30/2021 11:05:00 AM
there is only one poet I know of and he or she left their palm print from red ochre on a cave wall thousands of years ago, no poem has made a greater statement, everything else is dust floating in the wind hoping to land on a clean surface waiting to be wiped away, only the palm print stays... for nothing says"I am" more than this palm print...how poetic
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Date: 4/30/2021 1:44:00 PM
That is fascinating Parker. With respect, that is not what this poem is about. This is a cold case murder mystery where the perpetrator remains unknown for the butchery he committed on women. That “I am I am” refers to the man who mutilated and murdered the Canonical Five (to begin with). It could possibly involve religious aspects, or mystic aspects. What you offer is a well-known given and has nothing to do with the context of what I have written, which is an unsolved murder mystery by a well-known Serial Killer, who remains un-known. Now if one wants to align that with the mystery of God or the Devil, they are welcome to their own thoughts. But this poem, good bard, is not about a prehistoric handprint on the wall. However, the handprint which I am interested in, is the handprint of Mary Kelly and the unclaimed fingerprints or handprint, of the perpetrator.
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Date: 4/30/2021 1:44:00 PM
I am intrigued and seeking answers to the murderer’s reasoning, or the mental disorder that orchestrated his mind to deliver “his story” to the frontpages of newspapers and the minds of the world. Whether poet or not, he was delivering his story, “writing” his story (as well as history), in his own way and his notoreity and name is well-known by many people well into the future. What fascinates me the most about this perp’, is the “potential” through logic and factual evidence being gathered, that he could be a well-known and world-wide respected “Poet”, a poet who influenced world history, eg. The U.S. Supreme Court in Brown II, 1955, considered arguments by schools requesting relief concerning the task of desegregation; the Court’s decision, when delegating the task of carrying out the desegregation order “with all deliberate speed”, used a phrase traceable to Francis Thompson’s poem, “The Hounds of Heaven”.
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Date: 4/30/2021 1:44:00 PM
This poet was idolised by and influenced the likes of Ghandi, Tolkien, W.B. Yeats, Chesterton, Martin Luther King, to name a few, Religious Leaders (notably heavily Roman Catholic), World Leaders and has been and continues to be delivered to students in school curriculums around the world - poetry and stories written by a poet who, by all acounts is touted as a “holy man”, “a good man”, where we are lead to believe he is a “nice guy”, taught to believe that we should follow his doctrines and morality – when if one looks at the poet’s circumstances, his history from childhood to adult, his education giving him the knowledge to commit such murders, his connections and knowledge of the precincts the murders were commited - then perhaps, this suspect, the “Poet”, should be investigated further and thoroughly in depth.
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Date: 4/30/2021 1:44:00 PM
Could Ghandi's interest in the Poet’s famous book have been written by Jack the Ripper? Whose fingerprints were on the evidence left in Mary Kelly’s room and on the other victims? Whose evidence could be found on the tools used to write and execute his story? Perhaps this is about a handprint on the wall...that of a murder victim, and that of a serial killer yet to be fully named and brought out of the shadows into the light of day.
Date: 4/29/2021 3:28:00 PM
wow, your feelings run deep and your talent too. Glad I stopped in to read this tonight. Any poet wroth her ink is a poet who writes deeper then the surface, :) loved it.
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Date: 4/29/2021 3:34:00 PM
...in my studies and research, it absolutely floored me that a "Poet" is hiding as a suspect. Richard Patterson's continued research which is very in depth seems to logically point in the direction of the Poet. Thank you for your thoughts. Fascinating poet to look into, if one is at all intrigued.
Date: 4/29/2021 3:01:00 PM
“The Nightmare of the Witch-Babies” , Francis Thompson, Poem
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Date: 4/29/2021 3:01:00 PM
http://www.dxsuperpremium.com/2012/05/poem-of-day-nightmare-of-witch-babies.html
Date: 4/29/2021 3:00:00 PM
“The Hound of Heaven”, Francis Thompson, Poem
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Date: 4/29/2021 3:00:00 PM
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Hound_of_Heaven
Date: 4/29/2021 2:59:00 PM
Francis Thompson, Poet
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Date: 4/29/2021 2:59:00 PM
Francis Thompson, Poet https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_Thompson
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Date: 4/29/2021 2:59:00 PM
Francis Thompson, The Hound of Heaven (Youtube) https://youtu.be/oN0iq1yzrTk
Date: 4/29/2021 1:48:00 AM
Mary Kelly/ F.T.
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Date: 4/30/2021 3:02:00 AM
https://youtu.be/ABFNDoqgFms
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Date: 4/30/2021 3:02:00 AM
Cold Case. https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x75c1x4
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Date: 4/29/2021 1:49:00 AM
Casebook: Criminology of a Poet - Richard Patterson - https://www.casebook.org/suspects/ft.html
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Date: 4/29/2021 1:49:00 AM
https://forum.casebook.org/forum/ripper-discussions/suspects/thompson-francis/9005-did-francis-thompson-know-mary-kelly