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Sorry, Not Sorry

On Tuesday night people in Wisconsin and Michigan had opportunities to hear the art of obfuscation in the form of two State of the State addresses by Governors Walker and Snyder. 587 more words

How I Roll

The Illusion of Disillusionment

It’s not often I get to have candid conversations with people about what I really think. Rarer still do I find the freedom to talk about how I really feel: particularly, how I feel about these last 18 months since I graduated from college. 1,399 more words


if not careful,

if not careful,
progress can
stall where
begins – snap
out of it


On the brink

All blank
Nothing flanks one
But nothingness.
A lonely rover
In an increasingly
withdrawn world…
a spineless home
of rudderless heads
All coasting along
the brink of comatose.

– Tobi idowu


Giving up on the Elf

I have postponed this particular post for a couple of weeks to get some distance from the fever pitch of debates about it in December.  But how can anyone really write about truth-telling without commenting on Christmas? 1,108 more words

How I Roll

"Slumber Will Ensue"

How belittling it must feel to compensate now and then with care.

Leading on, that noble treachery, feeding into fathoms

too grand to be perceived unless thought upon… 74 more words

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Writers And Original Thought

When considering writing, it’s often easy for a writer to question “original thoughts.” As in, are these thoughts unique to me? And will someone want to read them? 391 more words