We are Americans

We are the petulantchildren of ultimatelyflawed fathers. We areCaleb and Aaron blindedby faith and love turneddespair. We findreconciliation throughmurder. We aretold our mothers are whoresand our children slaves, and we believe. We believe so hard we forget to question. We believe so painfully we forget that it looks more like fear. We believe so desperately … Continue reading We are Americans

Yes, the American Male Is a Dying Breed, but Not in the Way You Think.

No. We are not destroying the masculine. We are destroying the toxic shit-hole masculinity has become. Yes, we do need to rediscover, reclaim (and detox) masculinity. But you aren’t it. You are feeding into the lie. You’re entire rant is a verbose variant of “boys will be boys”, the root of rape culture, the incel … Continue reading Yes, the American Male Is a Dying Breed, but Not in the Way You Think.

The European

 – by Hermann Hesse January 1918 AT LAST the Lord God relented and sent the great flood, so putting an end to the era in the history of the earth that had culminated in the bloody World War. Compassionately the waters washed away what had desecrated the aging planet, the blood-drenched snow fields and the mountains … Continue reading The European

A Modest Proposal

For Preventing The Children of Poor People in Ireland From Being Aburden to Their Parents or Country, and For Making Them Beneficial to The Public -By Jonathan Swift It is a melancholy object to those who walk through this great town or travel in the country, when they see the streets, the roads, and cabin … Continue reading A Modest Proposal

Dust

a play-poem in one act

Act One
Scene: A Prairie, open and sprawling. A run-down house on a patch of sun-cracked dirt, porch sagging, the screen door hanging by a single hinge. A young boy hanging laundry on a clothes line. A wolfhound old, wild, mangy.

Not far off, a fire raging across the plain, the dry grass fueling. […] Continue reading Dust