Tag Archives: Violence

Truth is Violence, Violence Truth

Truth is Violence, Violence Truth

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Violence is all about the truth. You have to hand it to violence — everyone knows where they are with it.more

Snotknockers

Snotknockers

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He lowered his head to spear the bully in the chest, maybe knock him out of the game without the help of the refs. He imagined himself a rocket, charging through the cosmos. The moment his head made contact with Peewee, he realized why bullies always got what they wanted.more

Force Equals Mass Times Acceleration

Force Equals Mass Times Acceleration

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We talk about death, what it means to lose, but we don’t know how deep a loss can cut yet.more

Somewhere Without Trees

Somewhere Without Trees

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No one broke Jesus’ legs, but someone made Him bleed. more

The Bass

The Bass

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I know I can get better if I want to. Everybody can get better if they want to.   At the Duck Thru the black ladies are talking ‘bout the Bradley man that used to be sheriff in Halifax County. He killed himself yesterday. Melissa’s rescue squad was called out to it. They say hemore

BULLshot: Michael Hemmingson

BULLshot: Michael Hemmingson

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“When a person becomes a witness…of a violent crime, their lives are never the same”more

Head

Head

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“He was aware of the physical world, but from a distance, as if he had plunged into a deep hole. He no longer conceived of either his hand or the receiver; he only sensed, wordlessly, that a distant part of himself stood in contact with an object, and that object should be used for destruction.more

BULLshot: Pablo Piñero Stillman

BULLshot: Pablo Piñero Stillman

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“What if all this suffering is totally meaningless?”more

BULLshot: Josh DuBose

BULLshot: Josh DuBose

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The author of “Turf” talks about the origins and evolution of the storymore

RV People

RV People

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“We hit a bump and stop, back up, hit the bump again. Someone in the front says, Had to make sure it was deadmore