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City of God

On Netflix, you can watch the City of God which is based on the gang formation in Rio, Brazil. It was actually an amazing film besides the fact you had to read the subtitles, and that it was in Portuguese. 258 more words

Plot Points

‘This fucking heatwave.’

Sweat itches David’s beard,

wished he’d had a shave.

Black spider kicks up dust,

dropping from his leathered arm

to crack earth’s fragile crust. 504 more words

Poems

Winged Creatures don´t Mind the Abyss

Perversion, Violence, and Pain

I´d like to cross some boundaries

Will you be mine?

I could cause your misfortune

Watch your anger

Enjoy your desperation… 64 more words

Dark Thoughts

On football as prelude to violence and war

In a book review on Steve Almond’s Against Football: One Fan’s Reluctant Manifesto, Christine Smallwood (Harper’s, September 2014, p. 75) writes:

Almond insists that watching football does more than feed an appetite for violence. 46 more words