After the Storm

Silent aftermathsanctity violatednuance exploded –Will democracy endure?What grows beneath the ashes? (Tuesdays I borrow from Twitter @Vjknuston. Image my own.)

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Cryptic

Is the writing on the wall so cryptic – graphic images depicting rage, flames of dissonance, young men bleeding at their own hands compassion incapacitated. A sad awakening for a society fixated on rights and privileges, dominating culture to the exclusion of nurturing humanity, preserving lives. How can we continue to closet our children’s pain […]

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Walk Away

Maniacal, trigger-crazy big dick resolves nothing with brutality, seeks asylum in insanity, blames confinements for limitations, opinionated, wrongly focused, nerves ungrounded, charged. No wit can end his cycle of oppression, his last fair companion, no longer supportive, contrived investigation, pushed for incarceration unspeakable silence no religion to save him rejected at every turn delinquent bumped into […]

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What Is Right If Everything Is Wrong?

My father ‘borrowed’ his brother’s identification and enlisted in the war effort at the age of fifteen.  He told me once that it was an opportunity to escape home.  He trained as a commando.  His mission was to go into enemy territory, scout out where they kept their ammunition, and get out without being caught.  […]

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