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BTK Suspect May be Writing Poetry
Fox News ^ | 5/7/05 | Fox News

Posted on 05/07/2005 1:04:53 PM PDT by rwfromkansas

For decades, Wichita, Kan., police received communications from the BTK killer (search), including letters and poems. Now the man charged with those murders has been spending long hours in his jail cell writing to people he knows.

"His public defender is probably pouring his heart and soul into this case," said Denver criminal defense attorney Daniel Recht (search), "only to be sabotaged by his client."

FOX News has obtained two poems said to have been written by Dennis Rader (search). A fellow inmate said Rader gave them to him after they became friends in jail.

There's one about the springtime Rader has been missing because he's in jail. The other is called "Black Friday."

It could be referring to Friday, Feb. 25. That's the day Rader was arrested by BTK investigators....

"I saw the Black Side of me was now caught And others would not suffer from my loss."

Later on, the poem reads:

"Yes the other in me will cause no suffering... And the real me of blood, flesh and mind will suffer."

The poem is signed "The Suspect..."

(Excerpt) Read more at foxnews.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; US: Kansas
KEYWORDS: btk; dennisrader; serialkiller; wichita
This guy is essentially confessing, saying the black side of him can't hurt anybody else, and the black side of him is causing the "real" side of him to suffer in prison.

The guy obviously is mentally psycho in addition just being a cold-blooded murderer, or he could be making this up for an insanity defense. He seems to think he is possessed or something.

But, the big news is he admits guilt...

1 posted on 05/07/2005 1:04:57 PM PDT by rwfromkansas
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To: rwfromkansas

bump


2 posted on 05/07/2005 1:05:20 PM PDT by rwfromkansas (http://www.xanga.com/home.aspx?user=rwfromkansas)
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To: rwfromkansas; bentfeather; StarCMC; MoJo2001; Gabz

This is good news and should be worth a chapbook collection for some fine liberal publisher.


3 posted on 05/07/2005 1:06:53 PM PDT by writer33 ("In Defense of Liberty," a political thriller, released in March. Buy it. I need new shoes. :))
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To: writer33

I don't know how much news it will make locally since FNC received the poems, but hopefully it will make some news.


4 posted on 05/07/2005 1:07:37 PM PDT by rwfromkansas (http://www.xanga.com/home.aspx?user=rwfromkansas)
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To: rwfromkansas

It should make some news. It depends on how much they want to push it and what else is "more important" to Fox.


5 posted on 05/07/2005 1:09:59 PM PDT by writer33 ("In Defense of Liberty," a political thriller, released in March. Buy it. I need new shoes. :))
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To: rwfromkansas
Peace and Grace

Peace and Grace used to rule this place
And Angels guarded the door
Now Peace is dead
And the Angels have fled
An Grace has turned into a whore

Now hang that murdering POS !

(dang that didn't rhyme at all did it ?)
6 posted on 05/07/2005 1:13:14 PM PDT by Squantos (Be polite. Be professional. But, have a plan to kill everyone you meet. )
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To: rwfromkansas

How touching. He'll get top billing on those inmate pen pal pages, along with "Mumia" as a "poet". Oh, maybe not. He's not black like Mumia, so the left will take a couple points off for that.


7 posted on 05/07/2005 1:14:13 PM PDT by followerofchrist
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To: Squantos

roses are red
yer cell block is blue
now hang for your sick crimes
and may the lord have mercy on you

thank you thank you....be here all week
:P


8 posted on 05/07/2005 1:15:43 PM PDT by Casaubon (Internet Research Ninja Masta)
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To: rwfromkansas

Here are articles from KAKE.com.......Fox News is apparently late on the take here..this has been reported locally already:

http://www.kake.com/home/headlines/1542562.html

http://www.kake.com/home/headlines/1546682.html


9 posted on 05/07/2005 1:16:18 PM PDT by rwfromkansas (http://www.xanga.com/home.aspx?user=rwfromkansas)
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To: rwfromkansas

Thank you, Henry Wadsworth Deathmerchant.


10 posted on 05/07/2005 1:16:56 PM PDT by JennysCool (Support bacteria - they're the only culture some people have.)
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To: Casaubon

LMAO.....Awesome !


11 posted on 05/07/2005 1:17:48 PM PDT by Squantos (Be polite. Be professional. But, have a plan to kill everyone you meet. )
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To: Casaubon

lol!


12 posted on 05/07/2005 1:19:10 PM PDT by rwfromkansas (http://www.xanga.com/home.aspx?user=rwfromkansas)
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To: rwfromkansas

I don't care if he's writing his will, in his diary, or his suicide note.....I just want him gone from society.


13 posted on 05/07/2005 1:19:55 PM PDT by anniegetyourgun
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To: rwfromkansas
Rader writes from jail (part 3), KSN News, Wichita, KS.
14 posted on 05/07/2005 1:21:34 PM PDT by delacoert (imperat animus corpori, et paretur statim: imperat animus sibi, et resistitur. -AUGUSTINI)
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To: rwfromkansas

That's true, but I don't think he's psychotic - he's a sociopath, for whom nothing exists but his own desires and wish to feel powerful. I have no idea why killing people made him feel good, and frankly, I don't care. But he knew what he was doing and he's not psychotic.

Get rid of him. Sociopaths don't heal. There's no drug that suppresses this.


15 posted on 05/07/2005 1:23:40 PM PDT by livius
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To: Squantos
Probably a stupid question....

But Why hasn't this case got any attention?
16 posted on 05/07/2005 1:25:44 PM PDT by fivekid ( STOP THE WORLD!!!!! I wanna get off.........)
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To: rwfromkansas
>BTK Suspect May be Writing Poetry

Now that's a bad sign.
People who count syllables
have mental problems.

17 posted on 05/07/2005 1:25:45 PM PDT by theFIRMbss
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To: theFIRMbss
People who count syllables have mental problems.

If the syllables don't fit, you must acquit. If the lines don't rhyme, he must do time.

18 posted on 05/07/2005 1:32:04 PM PDT by BipolarBob (Yes I backed over the vampire, but I swear I didn't see it in my rearview mirror.)
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To: fivekid
But Why hasn't this case got any attention?

Once there is a confession and all doubt removed as to who committed the crimes, what else is there to report for the time being?

19 posted on 05/07/2005 1:37:08 PM PDT by connectthedots
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To: BipolarBob
>If the lines don't rhyme, he must do time


In this awful film
(with Denise Richards!) a girl
gets a note that reads:

"Rose are red
Violets are blue
They'll need dental records
To identify you!"

20 posted on 05/07/2005 1:41:42 PM PDT by theFIRMbss
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To: Squantos

Hi - hey, roses are red, violets are blue, some poems rhyme, and some don't .....

You could have started: There was a guy from Wichita, who thought he could ...... "your turn"


21 posted on 05/07/2005 1:45:27 PM PDT by SkyDancer ("If Love Can't Buy You Happiness, You Don't Know Where To Shop")
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To: rwfromkansas

I'm wondering when Marilyn Manson will turn the "poetry" into "music". Aaaaaaaaaaaack!!


Jeff


22 posted on 05/07/2005 1:45:29 PM PDT by MississippyMuddy (No peace, without FREEDOM!!)
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To: fivekid

I think because they have their homicidal nutcase and a confession.....no noooooze there IMO. They are just going through the motions to lock him up for life or hopefully kill him. I suspect on a slow noooze day it'll be up front more.

Stay safe !


23 posted on 05/07/2005 1:46:17 PM PDT by Squantos (Be polite. Be professional. But, have a plan to kill everyone you meet. )
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To: rwfromkansas
BTK is a real Poet Laureate:

"Roses are red,

Violets are blue,

I am coming to kill you b*tch."

24 posted on 05/07/2005 1:53:57 PM PDT by FormerACLUmember (Honoring Saint Jude's assistance every day.)
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To: connectthedots; Squantos
Thank-You both very much for the reply.....

It is WONDERFUL to ask a question and not be burned

to death.....:)
25 posted on 05/07/2005 2:29:33 PM PDT by fivekid ( STOP THE WORLD!!!!! I wanna get off.........)
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To: rwfromkansas

I think those poems should be forwarded on to Nancy Grace for her take on them. lol


26 posted on 05/07/2005 2:45:23 PM PDT by Continental Soldier
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To: rwfromkansas

"BTK Suspect May be Writing Poetry"


NOOO!!!! NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!! NOT POETRY!! I mean can I just ask, why in the hell is this news?? Why would this headline, BE a headline?? Does it sound utterly ridiculous to anyone else?


27 posted on 05/07/2005 2:47:49 PM PDT by Hand em their arse
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To: rwfromkansas
Come, Death, let us today be wed,
For I despise this virgin life,
Let you in black, then, be the groom,
And I, in white, shall be your wife.
Then when the troths and vows are said,
And all the revelry is still,
Together shall we lie in chill
Repose, and make our marriage bed.
28 posted on 05/07/2005 5:48:29 PM PDT by Mr Ramsbotham (Laws against sodomy are honored in the breech.)
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To: writer33

Calling Judith Regan ... Another candidate for a book deal. He can join the Runaway Bride as another example of the insanity of Modern American Media.


29 posted on 06/27/2005 7:15:14 PM PDT by drt1
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