Once again the news saddens and angers us with reports of another school shooting. This time the school is in Florida where 17 are dead and countless more are physically injured and, or, emotionally scarred.
I know that Santa Claus has already come to town, but I’ve been thinking about next year. How do I ensure that I’m on the nice list? Everyone wants to be on the nice list, right? We all want presents, right?
Thirty seven years ago at 11:06 pm the phone rang. I heard my mother tell the caller “he’s asleep”. I knew it was for me. That entire day felt odd to me. Something weighed upon me. I was sad though I knew not why. I was depressed for no obvious reason. I was worried. I…
I’m beginning to hear comparisons between the alt-right group at the center of the travesty, tragedy and terror in Charlottesville, Virginia and Black Lives Matter. Let me say categorically there is no comparison. None. Zero. Zip.
If I ever get to Saginaw again,
A locale that’s somewhat off the beaten track.
Get to see the girl I never saw again
Who must know why I have never ventured back.
Think a mashup of Ozzie Osbourne and Earth, Wind, and Fire is a Crazy Train waiting to derail? Well, give it a look. Brilliant!
I want you
To feel the pain of loving like I do
This bitter sweet resentment of a fool
To languish in a piss of his own drool …
With every dancing circle over these so many years
A polka in the moonlight
A samba in the rear