Pain and Toil (Haiku Series)

My world is in pain There is war, both visible And invisible   Murder and torture Ubiquitous indifference Killing for profits   Sheep to the slaughter Machinations of power There is no honor in it   Let the people go The many, dying for bread Thirst for clean water   They are innocent Toiling for […]

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The Fake President – Part XII

Editorial, The Week in Review – Analysis, Commentary, Opinion 06.03.2017   I have been listening to footage of reporters asking a question of the White House spokesperson, “Does the President still believe that Climate Change is a hoax?” This little clip has been playing on a loop ever since T-Rump decided to pull the United […]

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Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a day set aside for reflection. It is meant for us to honor our fallen dead.   The meaning of this day has changed much since its founding. At its inception, it was meant to honor our African American soldiers, both the soldiers born-free and the former slaves who gave their lives, […]

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War and Delusion

Nature is red in tooth and claw, or so Saint Augustine said See beneath the placid waters of the calming lake, where it is eat or be eaten There is always a bigger a fish   Peer beyond the gold and purple of the meadow, flowering The snake and the fox are on the hunt, […]

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