Archive for October 2017

A Brief, Haulting Dirge For Halloween in America

A Brief, Haulting Dirge For Halloween in America
I have never much liked Halloween. The ghoulish excessiveness of it combined with the collective guilt to buy sugar in pounds. Dispense it to wide-eyed children. This year’s indifference for Halloween, however, has much to do with what is happening in America. Coming on the heels of FBI indictments,  Halloween seems sinister. Pumpkins appear to... Read more »

It Must Be Said, America, We Have it Wrong

It Must Be Said, America, We Have it Wrong
One day after the carnage in Las Vegas, there is only one thing I can think to say. Only one thing that must be said. We have it wrong. We have it wrong when: Weapons of war rain down on a crowd The tat-tat-tat of automatic rifles cut through an autumn night Ring in a... Read more »