Aug. 8, 2011

The Men Who Cried Help

by La Ron Philmore (author's profile)



Ms. Maya Angelou wrote Why Does the Caged Bird Sing. Many quoted this after. There's the story called The Boy Who Cried Wolf. Well, this is the reality of "the men who cried help." And the answer to why the jail birds sing.

Letters, grievances, complains, oh my! Negligence, retaliation, and hate, no lies!

Many have been notified. Many have turned their eyes. So what do the men who cried have to do to be the main focus? Quote: "If everyone is a part of the problem, who is the solution?" Why do the jail birds sing? They sing because the walls are so thick the cries cannot be heard. The tears cannot be seen. Ears aren't alert to the screams of the jail birds' mental state. The mail is unsafe, the help they dictate. So the men behind this secluded dungeon are kept from civilization.

Men is plural meaning it's more than one tear, one plea, one try. It means there's more than two tears in a bucket. Try! 1,000 tears flooding the building from the treatment of us men endure inside. They say men aren't supposed to cry. They're to be tough, lean, and strong. Supposed to fall, get scraped, dirty, get up, and dust themselves off.

Did you ever think! the cuts weren't scrapes? The scrapes weren't small. It's way passed wounds. No third degree burns. They are fire torches to skin with oil added to 'em. So the cries are yells for help. No one's coming to save.

But we are not boys crying wolf. We are men who want you reading to change our fate. It's getting dark! That's our eyes closing. Because the dungeon master controlling these others got us men sulking. It's covering up the bad with false good. So his masters, and you reading this, our cries for help go unknown. This I'm speaking of is no game. We are really crying for change.

The judges took society away as our sentence. He never said this was part of the treatment plans: medical neglect, food amounts not fit for third graders. Matter of fact, they eat better back in the day when slaves, for we are eating to lose weight.

We are dying for! Crying for! We are trying to be patient. But is patiences worth waiting for if there is no change presented in front of our faces? So if change is not presented, what we're maintaining is frivolous and this mean help is non-existent. And the wolf, which is the staff as a whole, will keep us screaming. And you will not be listening.

So my question is when will people start paying attention? And the answer to your everything said from the beginning is in between that and this ending. So our cries, our screams, agonizing belts.

Ladies and gentlemen of society, we are the men who cried help!

Originated, created, and written by LaRon Philmore!

I want the world to see that, yes,
we are criminals, but we are still
human beings! :)


The concept (original idea) and inspirations that made the ball rolling in my head is my greatest influence, Ms. Maya Angelou, and the famous childhood story of The Boy Who Cried Wolf. BUT the men who cried help! is by yours truly, and how all of the men fill. Some are just too fearful to tell it.


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F.rebmA Posted 11 years, 9 months ago. ✓ Mailed 11 years, 8 months ago   Favorite
Thank you for your insightful writing La'Ron. This might sound silly, but you remind me of a really good friend I used to have as a child. We were the best of friends in Colorado. Our parent's were good friends too. I never forgot about him. Last I heard, he was in the same predicament as you. I always wondered what happened to that little boy I once knew...who was so curious and full of excitement, and had his freedom cut short by a life behind bars. I feel your pain, though I do not understand it. Though your body is encaged, your Spirit is not. Continue to find reasons to sing La'Ron.

SAH Posted 11 years, 9 months ago. ✓ Mailed 11 years, 8 months ago   Favorite
I read a lot of "me, me and the me" in this post so I quickly did a google search of LaRon Philmore. His crime was quite shocking even to me. I'll be back to post his criminal history.

F.rebmA Posted 11 years, 9 months ago. ✓ Mailed 11 years, 8 months ago   Favorite
I am aware of the information that is on Google, and therefore, understand what the criminal history states. That does not make what Mr. Philmore shared any more irrelevant. It is his truth. Regardless of what an individual experiences or does in their life, how they feel is still legitimate. He is still a flawed human, as we all are. But thank you for your offer anyway SAH, but it is not necessary. Surely you do not have anything to prove to me or Mr. Philmore. Who are we to you?

La Ron Philmore Posted 11 years, 6 months ago.   Favorite
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F.rebmA Posted 11 years, 4 months ago. ✓ Mailed 11 years, 3 months ago   Favorite
You remember. Continue to open yourself to inspiration, and release the creative energy within you. I am very impressed by the insightfulness you have. It may be challenging, but remember,

"Happiness has little to do with what is going on around you, and a lot to do with what is going on inside you."--Alan Cohen

I'll tell Brit you said 'Hi'!

La Ron Philmore Posted 11 years, 1 month ago.   Favorite
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