Just Get To The Point

Censor tendencies to exaggerate – tremendous efforts better illustrated than bragged about If it’s royal accolades you seek, be precise – a message delivered in plain packaging is not overshadowed by unnecessary glitter. (Tuesdays I borrow from my Twitter account @Vjknutson.  Image from personal collection.)

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Manic Moments

…and some days we stand up topple the furnishings of corporate order decry politics and etiquettes and rage, rage, inner light exploding in a shattering ball of fire blinding purifying setting souls free setting us free …and then it’s over – in a blink and our desk mate still sleeps the slumber of automaton clicks a mouse in […]

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If I Was a Kitchen

If I was a kitchen, I’d want an old-fashioned woman at my counters, rolling dough, canning  pickles, chutney, jam, homemade pasta sauce, and every Sunday a roast. She’d wear her sweat like a saint, ignore her aching back, one practiced hand feeding her Carnation baby, while other children flocked to Formica, hot flesh sticking to […]

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Is There An Exit Strategy?

Following political tides – mesmerized by neglect of actual issues – playing to an audience of moaners (standard consumerist plights) – glossing over exploitation of women, verbal slaughter of race, religion and social values. Wondering about media – who commandeer bias, swallowing atrocities and spewing contrived truths, absent sound voice, or will, jeopardizing the security […]

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Woulda, Shoulda, Coulda

I’d go back to school, continue post graduate work, rally the troops to get me there, scrounge the fees, find someone to carry the books (I no longer have the strength) – undoubtedly miss a few sessions, get behind, feel frustration building, consult with the energetic youthful instructor, become brain locked when I cannot interpret […]

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Power and Virtue

Politicians are a breed of characters that I fail to understand – they have to be willing, on one hand, to ward off nonstop critical attack, and on the other, to subject themselves to constant pandering for favour.  If they are not driven by ideals, or even if they are, they will undoubtedly fall prey […]

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