Newly Made Widow Faces Accusations of Sexual Assault and Treason, Her Imminent Death, The Probable Death of Her Children; Doesn’t Throw a Goddamned Fit

This is related to this week's haiku theme, but also to current events. I apologize for it being so on the nose. But the Kavanaugh thing got my dander up and after reading about Marie Antoinette's execution, my dander rose further. Haiku coming later. October 16, 1793, PARIS - The trial of the Widow Capet, … Continue reading Newly Made Widow Faces Accusations of Sexual Assault and Treason, Her Imminent Death, The Probable Death of Her Children; Doesn’t Throw a Goddamned Fit

Isaac Baker Brown Haiku

Wife hysterical? Gentle sir, there's a simple cure: Remove clitoris. On our final day of Quack Week, we have Isaac Baker Brown, Victorian gynecologist and the worst. Isaac Baker Brown was born in 1811 in Essex, to a farmer and a schoolmaster's daughter. After an apprenticeship with a surgeon, he skipped off to study at … Continue reading Isaac Baker Brown Haiku