‘The blind belief in individualism’

Why has wearing a mask which can save countless lives, including our own, become such an issue? I believe it has everything to do with America’s obsessive cult of individualist supremacy. …

To use listening as a tool

How we listen matters. What sounds do we hear from the natural beauty and tranquility of the Upper Delaware valley? Or as inhabitants of greater metropolitan areas and inner cities? The former …

What does it mean to be an American?

Our country is torn apart by ideology, and this question lies at the heart of the division. We ask you to consider this question through the lens of a people living through a pandemic, looking for …

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Tendrils

The Sickness Sonnet

You shall not revel in our constrainmentCurséd plague, foul maker of forlornness,Nor prison us in woeful malcontent Or sunder our souls from passion’s caress!Toothless are you to crush …

Tread Lightly

Corona Haikus

Wake Up Call

I almost missed one of my favorite seasons; I had been busy self-pollinating worry. The sight of a robin on the berm of a road way too familiar lately, caught my attention. his …

'To speak freely, especially when there is injustice'

Being an American means having the right to speak freely, especially when there is injustice.

'Right now, being an American means being nervous... also hopeful'

For me, right now, being an American means being nervous. Americans have plenty of things to be nervous about and these issues span all ideological divides. I am nervous about the pandemic, which …