Tag: prose

June 1, 2018

On Danish “Integration” Reforms

There is only so much you can force people to give up before they start to fight you.   I have been trying to keep up with the proposals the Danish government has for “integration” and more and more it looks like forced conversion with an attitude of “you must leave your culture behind” and […]

February 7, 2017

The Beginning

So, we’re in the first step of the long haul. Don’t let it fool you. It seems easier now. It’s not. Here is when we begin the work. We exploded in reactive retaliation. Things will calm down for a bit. It’s not a retreat. It’s regroup. Recalibrate. Breathe. We have ideas of what could come […]

February 5, 2017

“But I Turned Out Okay”

Fine is the watch word. I’m totally okay. It what we say when we’re just barely coping or getting by. What we mean is we’re somehow okay with where we are. Really, though, we could be so much better. I listen to people of the generations before mine and some who are older in my […]

January 22, 2017

In The Time Before…

Go to sleep, all you people out there. Soft and sound in your beds tonight. We shall be at war soon. You thought you were tired. I thought I knew pain. The madness is coming. Our Dear Leader has spoken. His revelers shriek with such delight, not knowing what awaits us tomorrow or the next day. They […]

September 4, 2016

The Inspiration

“The feelings! They’re real! They’re real enough? They are real, aren’t they…?!” It is the tone of someone desperate to understand. One who must figure out how to convey the inner ideas and abstractions so that maybe, just maybe, someone else might say it was alright. That they would take the moment and hold it […]

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