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Hearing Silent Voices

Hearing Silent Voices

Not being heard is no reason for silence. ~Victor Hugo The voiced voiceless are ignored by the powerful because they lack the funds to purchase a seat at the table where decisions are made by the few at the expense of the multitudes. Perpetrated long enough, less than a generation, more quickly if those with […]

Toad Swallowing

Toad Swallowing

Growing up is losing some illusions, in order to acquire others. ~Virginia Woolf It is comforting to believe that, as we age, maturity and increasing wisdom are inevitable. That we are less influenced by fantasy than reality, that we are able to discern real from fake news. But, I have encountered no evidence indicating the […]

Illusory Wisdom

Illusory Wisdom

In the same region that the owl is called death, it is also called wisdom, not that the two are exclusive of each other. ~Craig Childs The older I get, the wiser I become…I think I am becoming. Is this a sign of growing wisdom opening insight into new realities or an inability to see […]

Pigeon Absolution

Pigeon Absolution

He arrives at a chapel half-hidden amid the yellowish slopes of the Serva da Engorda where, by long-standing tradition, men with blood on their hands come to repent of their crimes. ~Mario Vargas Llosa Where does one go for absolution? To cleanse the ephemeral soul soiled when violating internal scales of right and wrong? For […]

A Belly Feeding Upon Itself

A Belly Feeding Upon Itself

The sole method the exploited have to break their chains: violence. ~Mario Vargas Llosa Being a life long member of the middle class progressing in stature from lower-middle through middle-middle now flirting with upper-middle, I am as far removed from understanding the challenges faced by the lower classes as a hawk is from the moon. […]

We is Greater than Us and Not Us

We is Greater than Us and Not Us

Boundaries are fears mande manifest. ~Terry Tempest Williams I am continually amazed at how people see power and control in straight lines. This power bestowed on arbitrary linearity leads them to anoint books with more authority than the heart bled scribblings on tenement walls. Violate lane laws and the force of government descends with the […]

The Human Holy Trinity

The Human Holy Trinity

My father recognized mind-body-spirit as one word. ~Lucy Rockefeller Waletzky Each of us is a Holy Trinity, three integrated components. Three symbiotic elements, a combination of physical and nonphysical space rendered into indivisible existence. We are a tripod of equally important legs. A mind leg. A body leg. A spirit leg. Stability requires each have […]


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