This Veteran’s Day I am thinking about the legacy of veterans that goes beyond wars and weapons, to the ideas that compel people to take up arms, and to the wisdom that is gained through experience, especially such transforming experience as war. Germany, in the early 1930s, was a shithole country. Not that our currentContinue reading “Veteran’s Day – More than fighting”
“Mankind is composed of two sorts of men – those who love and create, and those who hate and destroy.” Jose Marti
Anxiety, of course, and unknowable future heartlands where malleable mountains ache to satisfy my soul wait with a mouth still wet from a hungry kiss to lick to smile to tell that strange and potent ancient truth
Like most people, the first time I saw a ghost it was hanging over the bathroom sink. Part of him was me but most of him was not. What was most recognizable about him was the fact that it would take very little effort to shatter him into shards.
The darkness that came to swallow us Took from you activity Took from me identity And left us two gifts from the thief of time: The emptiness that fills us up And the sleep that exhausts us