Weekend Writing Prompt — How Is This Happening?

Half the country has run amok
Believing the Big Lie
Ready to throw in the towel
On America’s democracy
Ready to accept an
Autocratic, fascist, dictatorial
Christian fundamentalist nation
Half the country has run amok

(Exactly 35 words)

Written for Sammi Cox’s Weekend Writing Prompt, where the work is “amok” in exactly 35 words.

16 thoughts on “Weekend Writing Prompt — How Is This Happening?

  1. Marleen October 8, 2022 / 12:47 pm

    How is a good question.

    Liked by 3 people

  2. Taswegian1957 October 8, 2022 / 3:43 pm

    Don’t you wish you could wake up and find it was all a horrible dream?

    Liked by 3 people

  3. Nope, Not Pam October 9, 2022 / 3:08 am

    Only 23 if I read the news right tonight

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Bill October 9, 2022 / 11:20 am

    Well done. Scary as Hell, but that is exactly it.

    Liked by 1 person

    • Fandango October 9, 2022 / 10:23 pm

      Not the same America we grew up in, that’s for sure.


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