Trump’s Message on International Women’s Day

Good afternoon.  This is the Donald.  Happy Women’s Day.  Many, many, many women voted for me.  You saw them celebrating (millions) the day after the Inauguration. They love me.  Millions voted for me.  And I have the utmost respect for women and want to officially honor them this day.  I love those who are 10s. … More Trump’s Message on International Women’s Day

A Flock of Sheep: Iceland Responds to Syrian Refugee Crisis

Then the righteous will answer him, saying, ‘Lord, when did we see you hungry and feed you, or thirsty and give you drink? And when did we see you a stranger and welcome you, or naked and clothe you?And when did we see you sick or in prison and visit you?’ And the King will … More A Flock of Sheep: Iceland Responds to Syrian Refugee Crisis

BLACK HISTORY

Some of us felt patriotic pride In the election of a black man. Perhaps we sighed as if from climbing The mountain We did not climb. We claimed, “We won the war!” As if non-combatants are colonels. Some of us holding a headline or two of history Say, “The Egyptians had slaves.” And leave it … More BLACK HISTORY

Return

There is a portion like the holy in the growing odors of the green– Slinking thyme English ivy on the vine Lily bells and Queen Anne’s lace Purple-tufted onion grass, the trace of Persian clover, sodden honeysuckle, A red-eyed Rose of Sharon tree. Tell me, dear, how many bear on me– how you bow or boast or lust or lose? How much … More Return

You are the Way

The point is not to take the world’s opinion as a guiding star but to go one’s way in life and work unerringly, neither depressed by failure nor seduced by applause. —Gustav Mahler I remember when it seemed that all my undergraduate friends were packing up their English and Classics degrees and heading off to law … More You are the Way