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An Earthquake in La La Land

by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Posted: November 19, 2017

Examining what's been exposed in the rubble…



Still from movie San Andreas

In Hollywood an earthquake
has exposed a timeless trend.
The walls that hid men's sins are falling down.
The aftershocks keep coming
as their victims voice their pain.
The seismic waves have rocked Sam Goldwyn's town.

Abuse, it seems, is rampant
in a culture most depraved.
Those abused for years at last have found their voice.
And the pain we hear is piercing.
What was buried is not dead.
Those defiled have new life. They have a choice.

With the number who've been wounded
(knowing they are not alone),
those defiled can defend themselves with pride. 
Or they can (within the rubble)
point a finger at the cause.
There's a fault neath La La Land no one can hide. 


Greg Asimakoupoulos (pronounced AWESOME-uh-COPE-uh-less) is an ordained minister, published author and a freelance news reporter with the Salem Radio Network.   Greg maintains a weekly column called Rhymes and Reasons on The Partial Observer,  which he graciously provides to SeniorLifestyle.

Greg's writings have now been assembled in book form. Find out more.

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