Posts Tagged ‘CTE’

Haiku Trilogy, Football Maims Young Mens’ Brains

July 29, 2017

1. “Would you cheer at a – car wreck? You do each time you – watch a football game”

2. “Every time your head – gets hit your soft brain smashes – into your hard skull”

3. “Colleges need to – stop paying young men to maim – their brains in football”

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Haiku Trilogy, For Whom The Bell Gets Rung

January 30, 2017

“We protect baby – boys but when they are teens we – let them play football”

“Football is brutal, – dangerous and morally – indefensible”

“Leave the house, drive a – few blocks, call your wife and ask – ‘Where am I going?'”

Haiku Trilogy, RIP Rashaan Salaam

December 23, 2016

1. “A lethal cocktail – depression and CTE – plagues ex-football stars”

2. “Football players get – paid a lot to batter their – beautiful bodies”

3. “If you’re hurt stay off – the field, let your injuries – heal, don’t play in pain”

Haiku Quartet, Dubya’s Devise

June 10, 2016

1. “Bush and Cheney’s wars – have left us a pandemic – of blast injuries”

2. “The blasts of modern – war destroy our complex and – vulnerable brains”

3. “The invisible – wounds of blast trauma can sure – fuck your brain up good”

4. “Devious people – who lie to start wars should be – tried as criminals”

“Military hid – truth about PTSD – from vets and public”

Haiku, We Went To A Fight And A Hockey Game Broke Out

March 29, 2016

“NHL suits lied; – covered up their enforcer – CTE problem”

Haiku Trilogy, #footballoverhaul

February 3, 2016

http://espn.go.com/nfl/story/_/id/14701874/kenny-stabler-cte-diagnosis-why-football-needs-dramatic-change-nfl

“Eventually – football runs down and corners – everyone who played”

“If you injure your – brain you can’t replace it like – a knee or a hip”

“Ex-jocks who broadcast – pro football games probably – all have brain damage”

Haiku, RIP Ryan Hoffman

December 2, 2015

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/12/03/sports/ncaafootball/ryan-hoffman-north-carolina-tar-heel-dead.html?hpw&rref=sports&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&module=well-region&region=bottom-well&WT.nav=bottom-well

“I’m Tar Heel born, I’m – Tar Heel bred and when II die – I’ll be Tar Heel dead”

Haiku, CTE

February 3, 2014

Haiku, CTE

“Chronic Traumatic – Encephalopathy kills – contact sport athletes”