I sing the American song,
Even as I mistake the words
Even as I forget sometimes
The reasons why I sing
I sing the American song
Faint smells of ale and salty tea
Some verses whispered dangerously
Some shouted in stark defiance
Blasphemous and brave
Foolhardy and great
January 6, 2021
There was much to be repulsed by in yesterday’s assault on the Capital by a mob of Trump-inspired insurgents. There was the painful image of the government under siege by domestic political terrorists. There was the casual response by police and other forces, a stark juxtaposition to…
The paper sat unmoving
spaced between us, facing me
Accusing, evidence for the trial.
“Why bother with these simple rhymes?
Why limit your choices to the
Accidental last syllables
Of a tiny list of words?”
She leaned back, arms
Folded across her chest, eyes
Fixed on mine, a hawk’s…
One cell, suspended.
One smallest beam of
purest light breaks in
Two cells now, but joined
That light reverberating,
Finding strength in the shared
Boundaries, gaining rather than
Diminishing in brilliance
Four cells, then eight
Momentum surging, energy
Creating life, life creating the space
To chase its prescribed…
Let me try it this way…
It’s the Super Bowl, and you’re the quarterback of the defending champion. For weeks, you’ve been guaranteeing a victory. You boast that the only way you’ll lose is if the other team, or the referees, cheat and take the game away from you.
Donald Trump can’t afford to lose, and he knows it all too well.
When Donald Trump ran for President in 2015, it was widely understood that the primary objective was a massive marketing play, a chance to elevate his brand to new heights and parlay the effort into a new…
Trump Takes Another Swing at Murdering Americans…
How many will die this time?
This is what our President has just tweeted, in part of his announcement about coming home: “… Feeling really good! Don’t be afraid of Covid. Don’t let it dominate your life. We have developed, under the Trump…
What price a lie, or more to the point, lies?
In today’s disclosures, taped conversations with President Trump reveal that from the very beginning, following his being briefed in late January, Trump intentionally misled the American public on the nature and dangers around the covid-19 virus.
Despite clearly understanding the…
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