“Do not get lost in a sea of despair. Be hopeful, be optimistic.
Our struggle is not the struggle of a day, a week, a month, or a year, it is the struggle of a lifetime. Never, ever be afraid to make some noise and get in good trouble, necessary trouble.”
– John Lewis, 2018
Amused, Bemused, Confused
this sickness in the blood can it be cured? blind rage born of grievance nursed by soulless profiteers egos hungry event horizons warping tearing shredding the gravity of avarice traps all near dear true we race into darkness accelerating no longer choosing
Reaching back to the fevered days of Summer 2020, I recall many social media posts written in RIGHTEOUS FURY over of acts vandalism and other crimes against property. “When the looting starts – the shooting starts” someone said, and to my shame as a human I witnessed this intent repeated over and over in commentsContinue reading “Truth or Consequences”
Just got off the phone with Mom who lives in North Dakota. I escaped long ago but still call on Sundays as a good son should. It’s heartbreaking to see what’s going on back home. Here’s a shocker: Mom skipped church last week – and she never skips church! Even when we went to theContinue reading “North Dakota Adopts Ättestupa to Flatten the Curve as COVID Rages Through State”
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