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we should have called dennis

hi folks the Holidays, for believers and non-believers alike, can be acutely emotional and lonesome. the Season of Light, as it is known, isn’t just a religious time – it … Continue reading

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Politics is an Art

Zimbabwe’s President Mugabe, told he had to resign, didn’t. He appears to have chosen the “brains” over the “signature” option in the Luca Brazi Test. In the process he has … Continue reading

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Stacking up the boxes

Haiku is the Japanese poetic form, comprised of 17 syllables, traditionally split into three lines of 5, 7 and 5 syllables each. A properly crafted haiku typically draws its language … Continue reading

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Sailing north from Manhattan

The train out of Grand Central Station carves a plodding path north, first through the bowels of Manhattan – a weird, dark world of catacombs – then out into the … Continue reading

November 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

america from 9/11 to 11/9

  The Twin Towers and the Trump Election stand as America’s worst 21st century disasters. So far. * ** The ambitious, confident America of the 20th Century took a body … Continue reading

November 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Sacred Gun

  The American Republic has been in trouble for a long time. The seed of that trouble is a public decision to be stupid, a choice to ignore the truth … Continue reading

November 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

Trump prepares for war

The target of Donald Trump’s first war won’t be North Korea. It will be the US Constitution. And Trump stands a good chance of winning. With the first indictments in … Continue reading

October 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

the songza haiku

  in an early article about the pleasures of the now lost and lamented Songza, I included my first haiku this is it since then I have written in my … Continue reading

October 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

such a jupiter

October 29, 2017 · Leave a comment