Share on Google Plus Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on PInterest Share on Fark! Share on Reddit Share on StumbleUpon Tell A Friend

Printer Friendly Page Save As Favorite View Favorites (# of views)   4 comments
Life Arts

"Don't Threaten Me You Creep!"

By       Message Kevin Tully     Permalink
      (Page 1 of 1 pages)
Related Topic(s): ; ; ; ; ; , Add Tags Add to My Group(s)

Well Said 1   Inspiring 1   Valuable 1  
View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com Headlined to H4 1/9/17

Author 48597
Become a Fan
  (21 fans)

The Latest Outrage: Abbie Hoffman, Gone Too Soon: 20 Years Later
The Latest Outrage: Abbie Hoffman, Gone Too Soon: 20 Years Later
(Image by thelatestoutrage.blogspot.com)
  Permission   Details   DMCA

"Beatrice Metternich-Eggenberg is a revolutionary. Her name certainly implies royalty or audacity. She dresses like a dominatrix. Her looks are much more Disney than Marque de Sade. With beautiful Wedgwood blue eyes, a restless little nose and a skyfield of twinkling freckles from her blonde hairline clear down the front of her leather corset, Beatrice appears more of a Gidget at Halloween than an aspiring guerrilla.

When I asked her what inspired her to be out in the excited throng she handed me her business card. It simply read, "B. Metternich-Eggenberg, Revolutionary" on the front. On the back was a quote by the Marquis de Lafayette, protege of General George Washington and Revolutionary hero both here and in France, which read: "It began with a sincere sympathy for recalcitrant animals and flowered into a generalized preference for Liberty over authority, spontaneity over calculation, candor over artifice, friendship over hierarchy, heart over head and nature over culture."

When I asked her why she was there she just gave me a big hug, winked and said, "I'm sure you know." My heart felt good. Many cultures still believe that the heart is the source of all that we are. It appeared that many of the folks out there on the streets felt the same. Unfortunately the intellectual crucible of the new Commander and Chief resides in the bowels. To see the multitudes on the street expressing their right as political and civic laxatives made me much more comfortable in my Abbie Hoffman disguise." From "Don't Threaten Me You Creep! A Memoir" by Franklin Cincinnatus

(Article changed on January 9, 2017 at 23:13)

(Article changed on January 9, 2017 at 23:56)

 

- Advertisement -

Well Said 1   Inspiring 1   Valuable 1  
View Ratings | Rate It

https://www.facebook.com/Bocaditos-472595719462409/

Kevin is (writing about yourself in the third person (illeism) is a trip) an artist/writer/carpenter and frustrated songwriter living in Johnson City, Texas. His latest frustrating songwriting attempt is titled, "I Touched the Hand That Touched (more...)
 

Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon



Go To Commenting
/* The Petition Site */
The views expressed in this article are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.

Writers Guidelines

Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles

Most Popular Articles by this Author:     (View All Most Popular Articles by this Author)

Open Letter To Green Party Candidate Jill Stein

The Rise of Shallow, Demonstrative Religion

The Little, Slightly Tilted Church

Kellyanne Conway/Joseph Goebbels

BECKWATCH: Ayn Rand Would Have Absolutely Hated Glenn Beck

Bill O'Reilly Must Go