Bluecaps

Cucumber Lodge

Blue caps, freedom hounds,
Social justice bubbles,
Small scrubs making rounds,
Equalizing troubles.

Toxic pleasantries
Liberating vice,
Exponentially,
Virtue pays the price.

Inspired by – Alexander Solzhenitsyn, The Gulag Archipelago, The Bluecaps, 1918-1956

“From the most ancient times justice has been a two-part concept: virtue triumphs, and vice is punished. We have been fortunate enough to live to a time when virtue, though it does not triumph, is nonetheless not always tormented by attack dogs. Beaten down, sickly, virtue has now been allowed to enter in all its tatters and sit in the corner, as long as it doesn’t raise its voice. However, no one dares say a word about vice. Yes, they did mock virtue, but there was no vice in that. Yes, so-and-so many millions did get mowed down-but no one was to blame for it. And if someone pipes up: “What about those who…” the answer comes…

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