Among a patch of cattails
a cicada rattles like a set
of wilting maracas, singing
its own eulogy in a ditch off 83.
Every so often a breeze… 49 more words
Emmanuel Macron has been the French economy minister for less than a week and already his words are coming back to haunt him.
Macron, who was appointed earlier this week in a government reshuffle and whose relative youth means that the 36-year-old wasn’t yet born… 312 more words
I’m a high school teacher, and school starts again in two days. I’ve come in to school to do a little last minute prep, the sun is setting fast, and there isn’t a living soul in the whole building except for the security guard at the main gate and the resident cat. 614 more words