Category Archives: delusions of progress

When You Think You See Clearly, Look Again!

    You think dark is just one color, but it ain’t. There’re five or six kinds of black. Some silky, some woolly. Some just empty. Some like fingers. And it don’t stay still, it moves and changes from one … Continue reading

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Legacy

of the Empire  by Mary Oliver from Devotions   “We will be known as a culture that feared death and adored power, that tried to vanquish insecurity for the few and cared little for the penury of the many. We … Continue reading

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July 5, 1852

I hear Frederick Douglass is doing some great things these days. What to the Slave is 4th of July by Frederick Douglass    Fellow-citizens, pardon me, allow me to ask, why am I called upon to speak here to-day? What … Continue reading

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We Are All Collaborators in one Big Farce

 From Disaster Preparedness by Heather Havrilesky

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Rachel Carson: The Beauties and Mysteries of the Earth

Originally posted on Vox Populi:
The more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe about us, the less taste we shall have for destruction.?–? It is a curious situation that the sea, from…

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It May Not Be Perfect . . .

Heather Havrilesky, from What If This Were Enough

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April Poem #2

End of the Day   In the long evening of April through the cool light          Baille’s two sheep dogs sail down the lane like magpies for the flock a moment before he appears near the oaks … Continue reading

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