If only we could walk everywhere.  Pausing to gaze at the sky, survey the prickly grass, feel the hot air gently stroking our cheek.  A man can walk and know what is going on.  All the moving parts are inside him.  He can feel when he is hungry, know when he is tired, and wince … Continue reading Warrantease

Santa and Islamophobia

"The only thing we have to fear is fear itself." A man in a red suit is approaching your domicile with dogged determination.  The night air is crisp and darkness has just settled in like sand against the light of day.  This man has been busy.  He has been watching your children, closely.  He has … Continue reading Santa and Islamophobia

Directed FreeWriting Exercise 1

Note:  Here I took one sentence (fragment) from the first free writing exercise and expanded and expounded on it for seven minutes without stopping.  The same hazards of wandering and over pondering still apply.  Here it is, unedited. Purpose where there seems only pain Pain, so often, makes us look away, to the mountains of … Continue reading Directed FreeWriting Exercise 1

Freewriting-Exercise 1

Note:  This is merely a writing exercise designed to work on my writing chops.  It was written without stopping over a period of ten minutes.  Please forgive any incoherence or rambling.  I present this unedited.  Welcome to my mind. Free-writing (First Exercise) It is nice to be free of the world of lies and expectations. … Continue reading Freewriting-Exercise 1