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Wrongful conviction

Sweetened dung is shoveled down gluttonous throats with eager appetites for alleged misdeeds skillfully spun into a frenzy of sensationalized hype by media-seasoned reporters. . Seduced by speculation and hearsay, a jury of pseudo-intellectuals assembles neatly with moral turpitude tied smug and tight around rigid white collars stained heavy with sweat and anticipation. She stands alone as the eyes of the court pierce through her appraising her posture and expression while the echo of charges being read dissipates with the smell of type ink and old mahogany. Fragments of truth embellished for shock-value and dramatic effect spill forth as vomit from confessional mouths reeking of rot and fermentation. Vulturous prosecutors rise in fluid motion squawking accusations in expert execution of closing arguments, pecking apart flesh, unconscionably scattering the meaty bones of her defense.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2010




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Date: 11/15/2017 8:31:00 PM
Oh this is the realz! I like it! A lot!
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Date: 10/19/2017 9:35:00 AM
Incredible outcry this. Its blistering . People are so cruel and love to sit in their hipocrytical thrones . Heck , its not easy. Masterclass
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Date: 10/14/2017 1:50:00 PM
As often as not it is the skill of the lawyers that determine the outcome of a trial not the truth.
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Date: 10/13/2017 9:03:00 PM
I love your poetic pictures painted so perfectly for the reader to imagine the place of activity,and humanity engaged.
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Date: 10/12/2017 4:08:00 PM
I was introduced to your poem today, and although written several years ago, I felt you had sat down to watch the evening news last night and this was your response. Thank you for your gift of words.
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Date: 10/12/2017 2:01:00 PM
Hi Thvia, I am happy for you that you have a following. Good for you. I like your entire last stanza, particularly; "prosecutors rise in fluid motion." Keep up the good work. Congratulations. Earl
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Date: 10/9/2017 6:21:00 AM
Sorry to hear that, I have had a similar experience.. I work in broadcasting and I know all about it!
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Date: 10/8/2017 9:31:00 AM
Great use of language here, an excellent first post.. Is this a personal experience?
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Thvia Shetley
Date: 10/8/2017 9:52:00 PM
Not a literal experience but an experience with slander. The piece metaphorically expresses what I went through.
Date: 10/4/2017 11:34:00 AM
Every body is an actor now playing to the rancid copy for public consumption. Your piece has pointed out the effects of this aboration in no uncertain terms. Well done poet.
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Date: 1/16/2013 12:41:00 PM
In principle, our the concepts and structure of justice system sounds marvelous... but money, egoism, exploitation, etc have perverted the ideal... and most people (aside from those benefiting from the circus)don't realize this or, worse, don't care... anyway, a wise insightful work! Terry
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Date: 11/15/2012 2:50:00 PM
Ahhh so cool great use of language! A poets poet ;) Congrad's on your win. Light & Love
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Debbie Guzzi
Date: 11/15/2012 2:50:00 PM
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Date: 11/14/2012 5:55:00 AM
Congratulations on your placement in Susan's "Wrongful Imprisonment" contest Thvia. Love, Carol
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Date: 11/12/2012 1:33:00 AM
Congratulations on your win Thvia! hugs, Leonora
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Date: 11/11/2012 6:48:00 PM
Wow. I wonder why this was not at the tip top. Wonderful descriptive writing. Congratulations. Love, Joyce
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Date: 11/11/2012 10:32:00 AM
Good morning, Thvia :-) Congratulations in Susan's "Wrongful Imprisonment or Sentenced " contest, deep subject... always~ PD
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Date: 11/11/2012 10:29:00 AM
VERY descriptive, What words you used!!! Congrats on your win, Thvia.
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Date: 11/10/2012 7:03:00 PM
CONGRATS THVIA ON A MOST FASCINATING WRITE AND WIN LUV ..
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Date: 11/10/2012 10:49:00 AM
well done Thvia ....Seren
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Date: 3/30/2011 7:52:00 AM
Hi Thvia, always try and read one's first post, yes i'm always 6 mth behind. Love this very angry poem, such profoundness, you certainly are not a novice, this really is awesome. Harry
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Date: 10/1/2010 2:08:00 PM
Congrats on your poem being featured this week. God Bless Phyl
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Date: 10/1/2010 9:29:00 AM
I still like this. Congrats on the feature. Vince
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Date: 10/1/2010 5:25:00 AM
Congrates on having your poem featured this week Thvia well done love Jayne
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Date: 9/30/2010 11:32:00 AM
Thvia, I was pining to write one like this sometimes ago ... this would have fit the purpose, but could not rise to this level of genius. This is not just great, it is another favorite. Congratulations on its being featured, my gifted friend.
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Date: 9/29/2010 8:18:00 AM
Hello! Thvia, CONGRATULATIONS on your wonderful poem being featured this week. Enjoyed the selection of all the poetry on the front page. Have yourself a nice and wonderful day,..p.d."
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Date: 9/29/2010 8:17:00 AM
THVIA, CoNGRATULATIoNS oN HAVING YoUR PoEM FEATURED THIS WEEK*luv~SKAT
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