Category: writing

  • To The Lighthouse

    To The Lighthouse

    “Here sitting on the world, she thought, for she could not shake herself from the sense that everything this morning was happening for the first time, perhaps for the last time, as a traveller, even though he is half asleep, knows, looking out the train window, that he must look now, for he will never […]

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  • 2021/2022

    One hundred years ago, humanity was limping its way between two world wars that would each consume millions of us and leave behind wounds that we are still licking today. Six hundred years earlier a bacterial disease rampages across Europe, Asia, and Northern Africa, killing somewhere between 25 and 50 million of us. Half of […]

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  • We Wish You A Merry Christmas

    We could all use a bit of Christmas cheer right about now. This has been a really rough year that followed hot on the heels of another really rough year. And unfortunately, thanks to a mutant called omicron, we can probably expect another fairly rough year ahead, at least at the beginning. But before the […]

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  • Someday at Christmas

    These are the dark days. The dark, cold, short days that are followed by long, darker, colder nights. In days like these, hope is as meager as the sunlight and as fleeting as every other type of warmth. These are the days we huddle together with those we love, or with strangers, and tell each […]

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  • Another Christmas Lyrics Poem

    Oh, what fun! Santa Claus is coming to town Who wouldn’t go? Giddy-up giddy-up giddy-up, let’s go Fa-la-la-la-la Pa rum pa pum pum And friends are calling yoo-hoo Come they told me Gather near to us Let nothing you dismay Make the yuletide gay As the shoppers rush home with their treasures You mean you […]

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