We Don’t Teach

My heart is heavy.  My outrage is muted and my frustration repressed.  There is a sickening in me.  I seem to recall some movie or show wherein the  diabolical killer fills the mouth of his victim with sand, creating an ugly, unusual death.  I see this every day.  I see my corner of the teaching … Continue reading We Don’t Teach

Daily Prompt: Recharge

via Daily Prompt: Recharge Recharge suggests recurrence.  Somehow, at this moment, the very word itself is bothering me.  Charge is a powerful word.  It is a word of action and defiance.  It is a word of powerful commerce and imperious command.  Recharge is a word of novelty batteries and colloquial convalescence.  It bears an unfortunate … Continue reading Daily Prompt: Recharge

Warrantease

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