Daily Prompt: Bludgeon

via Daily Prompt: Bludgeon

This is what first comes to mind:


 If we concentrate on the verb — “to force into something; coerce; bully,” then I think of politics and the media. Sad.

Why do we threaten, bully, and posture? Are we doing this to make others feel bad or to make us feel better?
My father used to say, “if you can’t say anything nice about someone, don’t say anything at all.” He’d also mumble under his breath, “I wish I had his Cadillac and he had a wart on his butt.
(We can’t always be flawless)    th-39
Bludgeoning someone with words is harmful and hurts both parties. Let’s hold hands instead.


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Carolyn Dennis-Willingham

Carolyn is the author of two published books – No Hill for a Stepper, 2001, and The Last Bordello, 2016. Her third novel, The Moonshine Thicket, is set in 1928 and is currently enduring a professional edit. When not on her laptop, she serves as a lap top for her grandchildren. She is a retired Early Childhood Specialist, a fitness boxer, artist, and a ball thrower for her ever-persistent mini Aussie. In addition to her blogging website, carolyndenniswillingham.com, you may find her on Facebook and Twitter.

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