They called him King when he was young and strong And made respectful way his progress for For he could lift and carry three times more Than any other to his group belong They said he'd had a gentle spirit ere He'd gone away, then come back from the war Upon his head a steel plate and a scar And a distemper worse than any bear Nor kept he his new attitude unto Those of his sex and of similar strength Took it to the unacceptable length Of pouring vicious violence onto Recipients most undeserving of: The innocent heads of his family His tiny wife and those bewildered three Even tinier children, born in love And now flung daily into fear and pain By this new stranger sudden they among Of whom all their small lives lauds had been sung And promises of happy home again Nor did improvement come with passing time His wife learned how to even smaller seem Neighbors got used to hearing children scream But no man lives forever in his prime One fateful day his choler burst a vein And thus did he discover helplessness He had to relearn how to rise and dress And read and write, and even speak again And though he harnessed all his energy These obstacles staunchly to overcome He ne'er again stepped out his wheelchair from Difficult even speech would always be Had little choice now how his life went on Dictated by the very daughter whom Before he'd beat and locked within her room Now seized her new advantage fierce upon When I met him he gazed so sadly out Of his impris'ning flesh that chair within Got up the will a sentence to begin 'Twere interrupted by a daughter's shout He dared not reach or ask for anything Except to see it cas'ually removed In silence and humility behooved Him to accept whete'er she chose to bring And brought him all the things the doctors had Cautioned would tend to bring early demise To him she had so long learned to despise From whom such pain so oft exper'ienced had O ye whose aggravations ye unload And violence by your large hands allow On those subordinate unto you now Think early of the torments it might bode Your own aged enfeebled future for If love is not enough to make you see How uncompassionate your actions be That every decent person you abhor For he who cultivates no present love No admiration and no loyalty From those whom his future caretakers be Will reap small benefit small caring of
Total jobs, 1900. Response staff to deal with it, 165.
Officers sent to a burglary in progress, when they arrive, one of the 3 offenders draws a handgun and pulls the trigger, the weapon clicks rather than going BANG. 569 more words
MEMPHIS, Tenn. —Customers walk into Terry Beasley’s business to get dirty clothes clean but on Saturday those same people found themselves just feet away from a crime scene which claimed the life of one man. 283 more words
Rev. Peter Olsen
From May 29th-31st 1934 the Confessional Synod of the German Evangelical Church met in Barmen, Germany to address false teachings propagated by the “German Christians” appointed by the Nazis to administer the Protestant churches under the Reich. 1,665 more words