Reality and Truth – An Imagined Discourse in a Democracy – Socrates – You say ‘the world is not fair’. How is the world not fair? Citizen – There is inequality in so many facets of our lives. Socrates – Why do you think that is so? Citizen – Because the wealthy control our […]
A World I Once Knew An Informal Thesis Behind those stern faces in the faded picture above, there is a stoic acknowledgement of the times in which my Mama and Papa lived. Behind their stern expressions there are compassion and love. They likely didn’t know too much about cameras and picture-taking back then. […]
Imagine Imagine the end of corruption, evil, and greed. Imagine no need for news and sensationalism. Imagine hearts and minds filled only with love. Imagine Peace an unbroken global standard. Imagine Freedom and Liberty uncompromised. Imagine honesty and integrity never doubted. Imagine crime and wars words void and unspoken. Imagine Happiness an implicit way of […]
Sundays with The Grandparents It’s been so long ago, but I remember the wonderful weekends at my grandparents – kerosene lamps, outhouses, and all… those inconveniences of the times that were taken for granted and did not spoil the most special feeling of family and love. Many of my uncles and aunts were there with […]
Inequality Lovely room! Speaks of opulence and success! Am I envious? Sure! Would love to have such a room in my home – it’s magnificent and its beauty draws you in. My envy does not bring me to a point of anger and hatred for the person who owns this room. The occupants of this […]
‘Space ship after space ship landed on the scarred and lifeless earth…’
What madness is this?
This concoction of the mind
That delivers death and destruction?
The Omaha Park Incident (Flash Fiction) The park was crowded with federal, local, and state political dignitaries, there for the statue unveiling of a most remarkable political figure, James Thomas Rhinestone. The outstanding leadership of this United States Senator from Nebraska led to the disposition of government gridlock which lasted for twenty years. He led […]