Category: art

  • White Supremacist Bullshit

    Enough with this white supremacist bullshit. White people are not supreme. I know: I’m one and I’m not supreme at all. It’s long past time we recognize and acknowledge – especially white people in this country – that white supremacy is a greater threat to civilization than Islamic fundamentalism. Both are dangerous for the same […]

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  • Uncle Kurt

    Of all the people in the world who I don’t know personally, there is no person who has had a more profound and long-lasting impact on me than the author Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. His novel Slaughterhouse Five is one of the first novels I read and whenever I am asked to name my favorite book […]

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  • That Scoundrel Love

    Left at home Locked in a chest, That scoundrel love Has grasped me again. Prince Hozumi Fifth son of Japanese Emperor Temmu Acting Prime Minister from 705 until his death in 715

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  • I pound the rice

    I pound the rice And my hands are chapped. Tonight, my young prince Will take them and sigh. Unknown author From Kamitsuke Poems from the Eastland Early 8th Century

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  • 2018…

    Today is the last day of the worst year of my life The only comfort is so small that it is no comfort at all: that next year will be even worse as will each one that follows There is no road ahead, just a path with cliffs on either side and the disorienting knowledge […]

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