Tag Archives: election

Questions we might ask

Will dawn help us forget who we were in the night and should we wish it so or pray to remember an amulet even as we purge the poison from our blood even as we wonder will we be whole again or has the fabric frayed finally at center and what flag do we fly […]


My heart goes out and my hat is off to Hillary Rodham Clinton,  whose immense intelligence, courage and experience were not enough to overcome the general ugliness and particular misogyny that now openly characterize these United States. We Americans live in a country that saw fit to grant the most ignorant black men — former slaves […]

Pretend, because we need you to

I got another “like” request this morning from a Facebook “friend” I don’t know, and because of that I can’t sit him down over beer or Valium or coffee, or whatever he needs to prop him up, and say what is on my mind, which is an eulogy for the gravest casualty of social media: […]