You are NOT!

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Flash Fiction  |  No Houses

For Imaginarium House picture prompt.

You are NOT! 

With teeth 
made of 
of perversion; 
You wanna be king, 
wanna be queen. 
Wearing a corona —
a shameful fantasy 
to rob, to loot,
and to rot 
to our, 
and your, 
own end 
of destruction. 

You might hurt me, 
you might kill me, 
but you are NOT
going to 
beat me 
to the level of 
your fallacy 
that this is your war 
and no love or peace 
should prevail. 

Look ahead! 
This shot was just a start! 

Submitted: June 02, 2020

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Jobe Rubens

A lot of tension in the world at mo. All seems t'be going off. It creeps into you sooner or later. You certainly had a message with this piece. The New Normal is something none of us want. I guess writing is a Harvey Smith salute to all this social-engineering bullshit!

Tue, June 2nd, 2020 10:39am


Thank you giving it a read! And I think you are right.

Thu, June 4th, 2020 5:50am

Mike S.

I see someone on here isn't learning from history, Derina, excellent!

Tue, June 2nd, 2020 7:25pm


Yes,mthat is for sure. Same story repeats itself. It takes someone with foresight and right vision to surpass it.

Thu, June 4th, 2020 5:47am

tom mcmullen

It does't take much to bring out the primitive in people, as they say civilization is a thin veneer Derina, people take it for granted!

Wed, June 3rd, 2020 1:32am


I think you are right. Tommy. But I still think human nature is basically good!

Thu, June 4th, 2020 5:44am

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