Peace on Earth

There was a time in human history when torture and even murder were offered up as forms of popular entertainment. As hard as it might be to believe, with so many violent acts being amplified by media attention, we are living is an age that is more peaceful than any in human history. The beliefContinue reading “Peace on Earth”

It Doesn’t Matter Anymore – Part 2

The least interesting man in the world: I don’t always write poetry, but when I do I am usually inspired by impressions and feelings, rather than incidents. I let my mind go soft in the face of overwhelming forces like love or nature, then search for words to capture the resultant swirling phantoms. There isContinue reading “It Doesn’t Matter Anymore – Part 2”

Gun Control

Seventeen people were killed yesterday in a school shooting in Florida. Next week there will be another school shooting, and this one will fade into the past for those of us lucky enough to not have our lives turned inside out by this all-American carnage. We have become a nation controlled by cowards. While everyContinue reading “Gun Control”