First time submitter Alison Soldink has sent us a really interesting piece titled Signifier, about the media’s reaction to the Steubenville case. Thanks Alison!
We note the notable as if it does not already exist.
to try and make them make sense.
(But that is impossible)
For most wrongs are permanent
(as they should be)
examples of the unrepeatable.
There is no room for apologies in the fight against complete
“You’ve come a long way,
baby,” they say.
Then why the fuck are we still so angry?
(There is still so much further to go.)
(And this is what they call progress.)
Excusing the inexcusable
Pardoning the unpardonable
Blaming the blameless.
(Lamenting the despicable)
Not this time.