the gunslinging american

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“We serial killers are your sons, we are your husbands, we are everywhere. And there will be more of your children dead tomorrow"

-Ted Bundy

Submitted: November 13, 2011

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Submitted: November 13, 2011



while working one evening at the plant,

an older man began explaining to a younger man next

to him

just how easy it would be for him to get away with

killing someone.


the young man,

now more attentive than ever before

(once the older man mentioned that he would have no


killing someone),

sat there while the older man laid out his plan---

he explains that he would use an older rifle that he has

hanging in his

house (one whose make no longer exists),

and that he would simply drive up next to the house

of the person he


and while waiting with a scope on the rifle,

from a distance he would pluck his enemy’s life right

out of them

as to him it would be

“just like hunting a deer.”


the younger man digs down deep within

for that part of him that feels could kill

and responds to the older man:


“i know could kill somebody & get away with it

too---yep, just like

killing a deer”


the two agree that after killing whomever it is that they

want dead,

they’ll feel better because said individual will no


be around to annoy them.


and the gunslingers build up their stocks of

guns & ammo

they breed their sons to love guns & if they don’t go

off to war

after being spoon-fed grandiose amounts of patriotic


which will prepare them for being

hired killers

somewhere else in the world,

they stay at home within these borders &


the american gunslinger is a special kind,

one whose history comes from the celebrated

“wild west,”

and who shook fear into others that would stand in



these psychos want to be able to parade around with


big cocks out

so that all the world will see just how much of a man


really are

(in their big trucks with their big guns, compensating

again &

again, so obviously, for their itty bitty peenie



as an inward, xenophobic, extension of the empire,

directed within

at itself---

they are doing a bang up job! 


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