Anthony Pretlow

Flimsy Flip Flops

They’re worn instead of slippers. You’d wear them until they’re paper thin. You’d buy them from the shoe store stacked in a plastic bin.

In the early days of summer, you turned away from shoes. You’d lose them in the sandbox. They were mostly pinks and blues.

They were held…

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Justice Clarence “Rastus” Thomas

What they’re trying to tell us is that we’re being controlled by religious-right zealots.

They’re stripping us of some personal rights with visions of Gilead within their sights.

While we’re keeping it honest. SCOTUS is led by Justice Clarence “Rastus” Thomas.

In him, they chose the whitest black man to serve as a surrogate for the Ku Klux Klan.

Women have lost their right to abort by Justice Clarence “Rastus” Thomas’s Supreme Court.

By the time it’s all been decided. SCOTUS will have grandfathered in a clause for his interracial marriage,

I question the relevance of the judicial authority of this neo-fascist Christian minority.

The irony of it all has not been lost. Black folks have been betrayed by Justice Clarence “Rastus” Thomas.

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Anthony Pretlow

Anthony Pretlow

Avid reader. INTJ. Artist. Editor. Baseball enthusiast. Devoted father of five. Sound money advocate. Happily married/ retired. Being right is overrated.